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2014-06-29 23:03:46

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Fall Bird Migration: Hawk Mountain and Cape May Birding tour, running from October 1 - 8, 2014.

Mangrove Forests Pushed North By Climate Change
2013-12-31 10:10:08

Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have been expanding northward along Florida's Atlantic coast for the last few decades due to extreme weather changes, ecologists reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2013-12-30 23:00:54

Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite

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2011-04-28 08:25:00

In a pair of studies researchers report that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are consistently showing up in the blood and eggs of loggerhead sea turtles, that the turtles accumulate more of the contaminant chemicals the farther they travel up the Atlantic coast, and that the pollutants may pose a threat to the survival of this endangered species.

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2010-12-02 06:05:00

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Wednesday that the Obama administration will extend a deepwater oil-drilling ban in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and off the Atlantic coast through at least 2017.

2010-12-02 00:00:49

State-by-State Analysis Tallies Up to 6 Gigawatts of Atlantic Offshore Wind Projects 40 Groups Join Network to Speed Responsible Offshore Wind Washington, DC (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Up and down the Atlantic Coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report.

2010-09-03 10:20:00

Public can donate to support Red Cross relief efforts with a click, call, or text message. WASHINGTON, Sept.


Latest Atlantic coast Reference Libraries

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2007-03-26 13:57:44

The Tarakihi or Jackass morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus, is a morwong of the genus Nemadactylus found off the coast of southern Australia, the Atlantic coast of South America, and all around New Zealand to depths of about 1312.34 ft (400 m). Its length is between 11.81 and 23.62 in (30 and 60 cm). The Tarakihi is similar to the Porae but with a silver body color and a distinctive black saddle immediately behind the head. Their diet is similar to that of the Porae but also with a wide...

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2006-02-22 11:03:26

The Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis) is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. Sometimes it is placed in an alternative genus as Thalasseus sandvicensis. This bird has three races: S. s. sandvicensis breeds on the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts of Europe, and winters off western Africa and Arabia. The marginally smaller S. s. acuflavida breeds on Atlantic coasts of North America, wintering in the Caribbean and further south, and has wandered to western Europe. Yellow-billed S....

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2005-06-14 12:46:50

The mud sunfish (Acantharchus pomotis) is a sunfish from the family Centrarchidae that is widely distributed in the fresh waters along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from New York to Florida. The mud sunfish prefers sluggish, weedy waters of 10"“22 °C (50"“72 °F), over muddy, detritus-strewn bottoms, and occurs in small lakes as well as riverine backwaters. The maximum recorded size of this species is 21 cm (8 in). Te mud sunfish is currently the only species of...

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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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