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The Caribbean has a Defense System Against Deadly Hurricanes — but it’s Vanishing

7/12/2024 - By Benji Jones. Hurricane Beryl and other superstorms would be much more dangerous without these iconic ocean animals. Hurricane season has begun, and it’s off to a frightening start. On Wednesday morning, Beryl — a Category 4 storm and the first named hurricane of the year — was churning toward… SEE MORE
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A Class of Ozone-Depleting Chemicals is Declining, Thanks to the Montreal Protocol

7/1/2024 - By New research by a team including current and former NOAA-affiliated scientists has shown that atmospheric concentrations of a class of ozone-depleting chemicals used as refrigerants, foam blowing agents and solvents peaked in 2021 and are now beginning to decline as nations comply with restrictions called for by the… SEE MORE