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Arctic Report Card: Update for 2023

12/15/2023 - By arctic.noaa.gov. More frequent extreme weather and climate events are transforming the Arctic, yet resiliency and opportunity lie within diverse partnerships The Arctic is increasingly warmer, less frozen, and wetter, with regional extremes in weather, climate patterns, and ecosystem responses. Centering locally and internationally-focused partnerships, long-term observations, and equitable climate… SEE MORE
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Can Seawalls Save Us?

12/1/2023 - By newyorker.com. Pacifica, California, just south of San Francisco, is the kind of beachfront community that longtime residents compare to Heaven. One of its streets is called Paradise Drive; local fishermen brag that Pacifica Pier is among the state’s best places to catch salmon, striped bass, and crab. Every few… SEE MORE
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New Funding and Coordinated Action to Help Bring California Salmon Back from the Brink

11/14/2023 - By fisheries.noaa.gov. NOAA and its partners are implementing dozens of projects to benefit endangered Central California Coast coho salmon. The Office of Habitat Conservation’s Restoration Center has awarded an unprecedented $27.8 million to its partners through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act to bring Central California Coast coho salmon back to California rivers. NOAA… SEE MORE