ARTICLES RELATING TO NOAA

El Nino giveth and taketh away

2015-07-28 18:10

This year's El Nino may be a hot one, bringing with it floods, drought and disaster.

Greenhouse gases hit record highs

2015-07-16 21:16

All the major greenhouse gases that fuel global warming hit record highs last year, while the planet's surface temperature reached its hottest point in 135 years.

Storm warning for US Atlantic coast

2015-05-08 21:19

A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of the Carolinas as Ana moves toward the Atlantic coast.

US says most humpback whales no longer endangered

2015-04-21 07:23

The humpback whale has long been considered an endangered species, but the US government says that the population has rebounded in most areas and no longer needs protection.

February was second hottest on record

2015-03-19 06:08

Last month was the second hottest February in modern history,

Harsh winter weather hits US, flights cancelled

2015-03-05 17:07

A major winter storm has slammed parts of the United States as thousands of flights were cancelled and government offices shut down.

Scientists alarmed at short-term eroding gases

2015-02-17 15:51

Environmental scientists have raised concern at rising levels of gases that attack Earth's protective ozone layer, including manmade chemicals not covered by a key UN treaty.

High seas force SpaceX to ditch bid to recycle rocket

2015-02-12 11:27

SpaceX said it cannot attempt to recycle the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket after launch of a space weather observatory because of high seas.

Last year hottest in modern history

2015-01-16 21:05

Record-breaking temperatures scorched the planet last year, making 2014 the hottest in more than a century.

Dolphin shot to death with arrow

2014-12-09 10:28

A dolphin has been shot by a hunting arrow in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the second violent killing of the protected animal in recent weeks, federal authorities say.

 

Record heat for globe in June

2015-07-20 20:34

The planet has just set another monthly climate record with the hottest June in 135 years.

Warm blood makes opah fish succeed in oceans

2015-05-14 23:08

The silvery, round-bodied opah fish is the first warm-blooded fish known to science and this unusual ability gives it a competitive edge in the cold ocean depths.

Global CO2 levels reach new record

2015-05-07 16:43

In another ominous sign of human-caused climate change, US government scientists say global carbon dioxide concentrations have reached a new monthly record of 400 parts per million.

March was hottest worldwide since 1880

2015-04-17 21:10

Rising temperatures across the planet have set another new record as the globe experienced its hottest month of March since record-keeping began in 1880.

Severe solar storm may disrupt utilities

2015-03-17 21:08

A pair of solar eruptions over the weekend have unleashed a severe geomagnetic storm that could disrupt power and communications.

Worldwide, January second warmest on record

2015-02-19 19:36

The month of January was the second warmest on record, according to an analysis of global averages for temperature over land and sea surfaces.

Climate change hampering world food production

2015-02-16 19:14

The acceleration climate change and its impact on agricultural production means that profound societal changes will be needed in coming decades to feed the world's growing population.

After 44 years, Miami orca may be free

2015-01-26 10:08

Lolita, a killer whale that has lived in a tank at Miami's Seaquarium for 44 years, could move a step closer to freedom.

Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

2014-12-22 09:16

The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists say.

Scientists find new coral species off California

2014-11-06 16:15

Scientists have discovered a new species of deep-sea coral in underwater canyons off the Northern California coast, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced.

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