NOAA

Earth's most mysterious hums, ranked

Our planet makes a lot of sounds, and some of them are spooky.<p>When all else is quiet, Earth still hums. Scientists have known about this low-frequency droning for years, but last month researchers published the first-ever study to record the not-so-noisy noise on the bottom of the ocean. The paper …

Matched

Arctic report card: Permafrost thawing faster than before

NEW ORLEANS — A new report finds permafrost in the Arctic is thawing faster than ever before.<p>The annual report card released Tuesday also finds water …

Climate Change

Macron offers 18 scientists the chance to "Make Our Planet Great Again"

France’s president Emmanuel Macron had an answer to President Donald Trump’s decision to tug America out of the Paris Agreement: invite scientists to …

Emmanuel Macron

Trump’s proposed federal budget will slash climate change–related NASA missions - Salon.com

One small step for Trump, one giant leap towards Earth’s catastrophic demise.<p>President Donald Trump announced on Monday that America will once again “reach for the moon.” According to a White House press release, Trump signed a space policy directive enabling NASA to “pursue extraterrestrial …

Climate

Why Snow in the South Doesn’t Mean Climate Change Is a Hoax

Snowfall in Florida and Texas was a surprise for many across the country. It may have been particularly surprising because of the seeming contrast …

Climate Change

No need to clam up as feds hold shellfish quota steady

The federal government wants to allow U.S. seafood harvesters to continue collecting the same amounts of some popular kinds of shellfish.<p>The National …

Business

Officials Fear Whale Facing Extinction

Scientists are raising a red flag over the future of endangered right whales after a high number died in 2017.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Extinction

Asheville snowstorm 15th biggest on record; dangerous driving conditions persist

CLOSE<p>Ashevillians woke to a heavy blanket of snow December 8, 2017.<p>ASHEVILLE — The worst is behind us.<p>The surprise winter storm that left Western …

Weather

Billion-dollar climate disasters drain the nation

A cluster of particularly destructive natural disasters in 2017 has pockmarked the nation with devastation. Numbers for Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and …

Climate Change

Would you trade your privacy for a car? You might have that choice in the future

We’re all used to the tech business model that provides zero-dollar access to services in exchange for our data.<p>From the streaming music catalog of …

Technology

Parts Of Texas Have More Snow Than The Twin Cities Friday: Photos

Texas' winter wonderland won't be around for long, though.<p>TWIN CITIES, MN — Palm trees and snow aren't exactly a classic combination, but the current …

Weather

This NASA Time-Lapse Shows One Year of Life on Earth From 1 Million Miles Away

Now that 2017 is rapidly coming to a close, that got me thinking about how quickly time flies.<p>In photography terms, it seems like just yesterday that …

Time-lapse Photography

Partly sunny and warmer for the weekend; dusting of snow coming Monday

The sun is expected to peek out a bit this weekend, with highs reaching 40 degrees on Sunday.More snow is coming just in time for the Monday morning …

Weather

December 7, 1941

<b>The two hours</b> of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, might be the most heavily documented and studied in history. There are eight …

Archaeology

Just how bad is the world's plastic problem?

Plastic has thousands of uses, its versatility and virtual indestructability practically unmatched in the world of synthetic materials.<p>Since first …

Oceans

200-Year-Old Journal Reveals Rare American Sunspot Records

A 200-year-old journal found in a small house in Maine gives a rare look at the sun's face ages ago.<p>The aged pages are among a mere handful of early …

Science

‘King tides’ are rising, so groups span globe to monitor it

The tide watchers start patrolling whenever the celestial forces align. From coast to coast, hundreds of tide watchers come out with their cameras to …

Climate Change

Salvage crew removes fishing boat 2 months after grounding off Waikiki

With the help of a small swell, salvage crews successfully towed the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise out beyond the reef at Kaimana Beach …

Sailing

Keep yourself and your family safe with these 10 ways to prepare for a flood

Flooding is scary. During the floods that devastated Texas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and many other areas this year, heavy rainfall and …

Gear & Gadgets

A nasty-tasting shellfish could be just the job for cleaning rivers

SHELLFISH thrive in waters rich in nutrients. These include the nitrogen used in fertiliser, which passes from the land into rivers and then into the …

Economics

The most accurate climate change models predict the most alarming consequences, study finds

The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven warming, according to a statistical study released in the journal Nature Wednesday.<p>The study, by Patrick Brown and Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie …

Climate Change

Birth of a storm in the Arabian Sea validates climate model

Researchers from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) report in the journal Nature Climate Change that …

Climate Change

Lake Michigan waves building to 14 feet tall near shore

Big waves have been crashing all afternoon at West Michigan piers, including Muskegon, Holland and South Haven.

Weather

Trump Disbands Panel That Helped Cities Respond to Climate Threat

By Jessica Corbett<p>In the Trump administration's latest attempt to quash any efforts by the federal government to raise awareness or mitigate the …

Climate

Great Lakes ice cover forecast: Less than average, for third straight year

CLEVELAND, Ohio - For the third season in a row, Great Lakes ice coverage is forecast to remain below average through the upcoming winter.<p>Jia Wang, a …

Cleveland

Fewer sea turtle hatchlings being cared for at Texas lab

Ben Higgins recently hovered over a blue crate containing a swimming loggerhead sea turtle, one of about 60 he's helping to raise.<p>The Galveston …

Business

Goodbye, Bear Ears — A ‘Move That Could Alter the Course of American Land Conservation’

<i>Sunset in Grand Canyon National Park as seen from Grand Canyon Village. (Photo courtesy of the National Park Service)</i><p>We reported in July on Interior …

National Parks

Gulf of Mexico red snapper get traded like stocks. So just how big is the market?

For the next two years, a team of researchers studying red snapper — the sweet and nutty star of seafood menus that also happens to be at the center …

Coral Gables

New storm surge watches and warnings saved lives | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

December 5, 2017 The 2017 hurricane season – with 17 named storms, including three Category 4 hurricanes that made landfall in the United States – …

Weather

Top Weather and Climate Sites Rely on DDN Storage for More Accurate, Faster Simulations, Forecasts and Predictions

Source: imported from this press release.<p>SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DataDirect Networks (DDN®) today announced that its …

Big Data