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National Congress of Americans Indians and Google Partner to Map Tribal Lands


Google Maps now includes tribal lands on all basemaps.

Winter Blooms in the Arabian Sea

Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory

Waters of the Arabian Sea are witnessing a sea change in the composition of its tiny inhabitants.

Warm Water and Strange Weather May Be Connected

Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory

Temperature anomalies in the eastern Pacific Ocean are both influencing and being influenced by unusual weather patterns. The effects are rippling through the marine environment.

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

The massive 2010 oil spill continues to affect the gulf coast of Louisiana, where the health and livelihood of small fishers and oystermen have wanedLouisiana five years after BP spill: ‘It’s not going back to normal no time soon’ Continue reading…

Probing Human Vulnerability to Ocean Acidification Uncovers Mitigation and Adaptation Opportunities

Sarah Cooley, Ocean Conservancy
Julia Ekstrom, U. California Davis
Lisa Suatoni, Natural Resources Defense Council

‘Lost’ turtles don’t go with flow

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

A new tracking study shows that young sea turtles make a concerted effort to swim in particular directions, instead of drifting with ocean currents.

Can volcanoes tackle climate change?

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Two hundred years ago a volcanic eruption cooled the Earth and led to Mary Shelley creating Frankenstein. As scientists consider radical measures to deal with global warming, Jack Stilgoe assesses experiments with potentially monstrous ramifications Continue reading…

Fukushima radiation hits North American shores: Oregon environment news

Originally Published by Oregon Live

Radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor has been found on the shores of Vancouver Island, The Associated Press reports. This is the first time radiation from the disaster has been detected on North American land.
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