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Weather Safety

Many of you know the phrase, “When thunder roars, go indoors.” For those of you who don’t know the phrase, it is meant to be easily remembered and remind you to be safe when a thunderstorm is heading your way. 146 more words

Humor

Overcoming the Biggest Hurdle During an Oil Spill in the Arctic: Logistics

August in the Arctic can mean balmy weather and sunny skies or, fifteen minutes later, relentless freezing rain and wind blowing off ice floes, chilling you to the core. 1,012 more words

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Study: Dirty Beaches Costing SoCal Beachgoers Millions Every Year

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Southland residents may be losing millions of dollars every year by avoiding littered, local beaches in favor of choosing cleaner beaches that are farther away, according to a study. 277 more words

News

Obfuscation

About four years ago, I made a post on Facebook about the rising atmospheric CO2 concentration, and the lack of corresponding rise in global average temperature. 227 more words

Environmentalism

Environmentalists put millions of oysters in Lafayette River

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — For the next week and a half, environmentalists will put millions of baby oysters in the Lafayette River in Norfolk.

The project is in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, NOAA, the state of Virginia, Elizabeth River Project, Restore America’s Estuaries and a few other organizations. 196 more words

Local News

Chopper 10 Video: Live whale in the Elizabeth River

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A whale swimming in the Elizabeth River is getting quite the following, literally. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team has been monitoring the whale’s location for several days. 206 more words

Local News

On the Chesapeake Bay, Overcoming the Unique Challenges of Bringing Restoration to Polluted Military Sites

Transformations are taking place at more than 10 government facilities, mostly owned by the Department of Defense, across the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. These properties typically include large, relatively undisturbed natural areas, which often serve as key habitats for endangered fish, birds, and wildlife. 950 more words

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