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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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  • Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts

    Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts
    They're called ocean weathermen. More than 750 sharks, tarpon, tuna and billfish, fitted with satellite-linked tags, are providing scientists with data on temperature and salinity at various depths in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. It's information...
  • Film Review: 'Mission Blue'

    The majesty and imperiled status of the world's aquatic life are vividly captured in "Mission Blue." Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon's documentary also serves as a biographical portrait of internationally renowned oceanographer and eco-activist Sylvia...
  • Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales

    Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales
    Más de 90 ballenas han quedado atascadas en las playas de Florida en los últimos dos meses —casi tres veces el promedio, asombrando así a los biólogos marinos y dejándoles la incógnita de un posible común denominador. La serie de frentes fríos que...
  • USDA to open sites to help farmers, ranchers cope with climate change

    USDA to open sites to help farmers, ranchers cope with climate change
    WASHINGTON--The Obama administration has selected the locations for seven new regional centers that will help farmers and ranchers adjust to the increasing risks and extreme weather associated with climate change. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...
  • USDA to set up 'climate hubs' to help farmers amid climate change

    USDA to set up 'climate hubs' to help farmers amid climate change
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will set up 10 centers around the country to help farmers and ranchers adjust to the increasing frequency of severe weather and other risks associated with climate change. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...
  • Skilling: 'Stunning' cold blast will stretch into next week

    Skilling: 'Stunning' cold blast will stretch into next week
    Chicago is seeing its fourth straight month dominated by below-normal cold, a pattern that seems locked into place at least through next week. Temperatures dipped below zero in some western suburbs starting Wednesday night, with wind chills ranging...
  • DirecTV Unleashes Storm of New Weather Options As Fight With Weather Channel Persists

    DirecTV on Monday unveiled a suite of new weather services for its subscribers, including a feature that allows customers to gain access to local weather information at any time, in a move likely to undermine the position of The Weather Channel, which was...
  • Sushi chefs plead guilty in whale meat case

    Sushi chefs plead guilty in whale meat case
    During dinner service at a Santa Monica restaurant a few years ago, a sushi chef known to customers as Yama disappeared out the back, car keys in hand. A few moments later, he reemerged clutching a package tightly wrapped in plastic. The chef...
  • Humpback Whale Remains Entangled in Gillnetting 12 Days Later

    Humpback Whale Remains Entangled in Gillnetting 12 Days Later
    Despite continued efforts, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration crews have been unable to free a humpback whale entangled in gillnetting near Petersburg. The humpback first became entangled in the netting in Frederick Sound near Petersburg,...
  • 'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects

    'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects
    Among the far-reaching effects of the ongoing government shutdown is the lack of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is about to put a major crimp in the Alaskan fishing industry. The problem is so great that it's even...
  • NOAA Crews Ready Potentially Final Attempt to Free Whale

    NOAA Crews Ready Potentially Final Attempt to Free Whale
    Crews hope to make what could be their final attempt to free a humpback whale that became entangled in fishing gear last month near Petersburg. NOAA spokeswoman Julie Speegle says poor weather and sea conditions prevented the agency's team from making...