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Five Questions to Help You Understand Hurricanes and Climate Change

12/26/2022 - By nasa.gov The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season has officially started, and NASA scientists are working with partners at NOAA, FEMA and other organizations to help communities prepare for these storms and respond to their aftermath. To gain a better understanding of how hurricanes are intensifying and becoming stronger in the face of… SEE MORE
Derek Keats from Johannesburg, South Africa, CC BY 2.0 ,basketstarimage via Wikimedia Commons

Predicting Winners and Losers in a Warming Arctic

12/20/2022 - By fisheries.noaa.gov Habitat for key prey species may shrink dramatically if climate change continues on its current trajectory, new research shows. [caption id="attachment_44256" align="alignnone" width="553"] NOAA FIsheries, A basket star on the Alaska seafloor. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.[/caption] By the end of this century, Arctic ocean bottom temperatures may be too… SEE MORE
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What Grows on Kelp? New Research Identifies Microbes to Monitor

12/12/2022 - By fisheries.noaa.gov With a little “kelp” from the non-profit GreenWave, our scientists found no microorganisms that pose food safety concerns on aquacultured sugar kelp during the growing season in Long Island Sound. [caption id="attachment_44168" align="alignnone" width="648"] Sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima) blade samples collected from GreenWave’s farm in Groton, Connecticut. Credit:… SEE MORE