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Record Amount Of Seaweed In The Caribbean

8/5/2022 - By Dánica Coto. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Near-record amounts of seaweed are smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados, killing fish and other wildlife, choking tourism and releasing stinky, noxious gases. More than 24 million tons of sargassum blanketed the Atlantic in June, shattering the all-time record,… SEE MORE
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NOAA: Protecting Georgia’s Coast with Oyster Reefs

8/5/2022 - By NOAA. Two projects assisting oyster reef habitat restoration that will protect Georgia’s saltwater marshes and coastline. With a depleting shoreline and rising sea levels, scientists in coastal Georgia have been looking to further protect their shorelines with the restoration of oyster reef habitats. Restoring oyster reef habitats has been… SEE MORE
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Boating Safety 101: How to Recognize Heat Stroke

8/3/2022 - By Ace Boater. Heat stroke is also known as sunstroke. Heat stroke is a life-threatening emergency which requires immediate attention. It occurs mostly in the very young, or the elderly with health problems. Working or exercising in hot weather or hot conditions without drinking the necessary amounts of fluids is the… SEE MORE
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NOAA: US High Tide Flooding Breaks Records

8/2/2022 - By NOAA.  Trend expected to continue into 2023 and beyond Coastal communities in three locations along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts saw record high tide flooding last year — a trend that is expected to continue into 2023 and beyond without improved flood defenses, according to NOAA. The newly released information… SEE MORE
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More Extreme Rainfall Predicted for the Future

7/29/2022 - Researchers say some climate models are underestimating future floods. Joshua Studholme was finishing his doctoral program in physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University when his thesis advisor told him a story about Queen Victoria, the monarch who ruled the British Empire for the better part of the 19th century. The… SEE MORE