Gulf Spill Restoration Press Release.

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Seeks Restoration Ideas

12/20/2019 - The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is continuing restoration planning to address injuries caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and we would like your input regarding natural resource restoration opportunities in Louisiana. We will consider a range of restoration activities under the “Birds” and “Restore and Conserve Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats” restoration types.… SEE MORE
https://www.montereyherald.com/2019/12/18/rescuers-free-entangled-humpback-whale-off-california-coast

Rescuers Free Entangled Whale Off Monterey

12/18/2019 - By Associated Press. A rescue team helped free a young humpback whale that was tangled in fishing gear south of San Francisco days after a fisherman first spotted it, a conservation group said Tuesday. The team in a small inflatable boat in Monterey Bay attached five large, hot-pink buoys to… SEE MORE
https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/12-shark-facts-may-surprise-you

12 Shark Facts That May Surprise You

12/18/2019 - 1. Sharks do not have bones. Sharks use their gills to filter oxygen from the water. They are a special type of fish known "elasmobranch", which translates into fish made of catilaginous tissues—the clear gristly stuff that your ears and nose tip are made of. This category also includes rays, sawfish, and… SEE MORE
https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/world-magnetic-model-2020-released

2020 World Magnetic Model Released

12/18/2019 - The latest version of the World Magnetic Model (WMM), one of the key tools developed to model the change in Earth's magnetic field, has been released. Developed by NCEI and the British Geological Survey, with support from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the WMM is a… SEE MORE

What Are Your Chances For A White Christmas?

12/13/2019 - For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, you can find places that have the best chance of being a winter wonderland according to weather history. The “Historical Probability of a White Christmas” map shows the climatological probability of at least 1 inch of snow being on the ground on December… SEE MORE
https://medialibrary.climatecentral.org/resources/winter-warming

Impacts of Winter Warming Across the U.S.

12/6/2019 - Even though there will still be rounds of cold weather during winter, and occasional record cold, long-term temperature trends show that winters are warming across the U.S. In fact, for much of the country, winter is the fastest warming season. In the Northeast, for example, winter has warmed three times… SEE MORE
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/deed.en

The Controversial Plan to Move Five Captive Belugas

12/4/2019 - By Bethany Augliere. Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut is home to the United States’ largest habitat for captive beluga whales. Of the country’s 30 captive belugas, three reside in the aquarium’s 4,000 square meter outdoor exhibit, a site dominated by a 50 by 25-meter kidney bean-shaped tank.* Now the aquarium, which… SEE MORE