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A Dutch Architect’s Vision of Cities That Float on Water

4/22/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Kyle Chayka.  In a corner of the Rijksmuseum hangs a seventeenth-century cityscape by the Dutch Golden Age painter Gerrit Berckheyde, “View of the Golden Bend in the Herengracht,” which depicts the construction of Baroque mansions along one of Amsterdam’s main canals. Handsome double-wide brick buildings line the Herengracht’s banks,… SEE MORE

NOAA national heat index tool. (Image credit: NOAA)

NOAA Announces National Heat Forecast Tool: HeatRisk

4/22/2024 by Anastasia Fischer

By NOAA.  NOAA is expanding the availability of a new experimental heat tool called HeatRisk ahead of the hot summer months. A collaboration with NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HeatRisk provides information and guidance for those who are particularly vulnerable to… SEE MORE

Created by DALL·E, an AI by OpenAI, representing the search for the Guerrero shipwreck in Biscayne National Park

The Hunt for an Elusive Florida Shipwreck That Killed 41 Enslaved People

4/21/2024 by Param Bhatia

By KARUNA EBERL. Searching for the slave ship Guerrero, the nonprofit Diving With a Purpose has also trained scores of young Black men and women to find and tell stories once lost to the waves. CARYSFORT REEF WAS DARK UNDER the new moon. Coral tentacles undulated with the changing tide, while… SEE MORE

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California’s Salmon Season Faces Second Year Closure

4/20/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Carli Stewart. All commercial and recreational salmon fishing will be prohibited in California for the second year in a row. The Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) announced Wednesday that they have adopted ocean salmon fishing recommendations along the Pacific west coast. They stated that the season will provide recreational… SEE MORE