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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

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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

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San Nicolas Island: Inspiration for "Island of the Blue Dolphins"

4/19/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Lesekker. FROM 1835 TO 1853, A Native American woman, stranded after the evacuation of her people, lived alone on San Nicolas Island. Her story inspired one of the most popular children’s novels ever written. Named Karana in Scot O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphins, the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’s… SEE MORE

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