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Unusual Glow Worm Discovered In Peruvian Rainforest

Unusual 'Glow Worm' Discovered In Peruvian Rainforest

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mysterious, worm-like, glowing green larvae that lives in the Peruvian rainforest and uses its phosphorescence to lure unsuspecting prey into its waiting jaws might sound like something out...

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Ocean Analysis for November 17, 2012
2012-11-17 08:24:58

Point #1: Warm finger- This region inside the area marked number 1, represents a warm finger of the ocean temperatures. What is occurring is that the warmer air is being pushed faster in this region than the surrounding locations giving us this little finger of warmer temps in that region. Point #2: Warm Eddie- This is a region of warmer temps surrounded on all sides by colder water. Eddies are a closed circulation of water in the ocean that has in this case warmer temps around it. These...

Ocean Current Impacts On Weather
2012-07-30 13:25:48

The Peru Current flows from South to North along the western side of South America. This current transports colder air from the south northward towards the equator. This current is responsible for bringing cooler waters off the coast of Peru which is a big reason that they have such high fishing success. However this current can get altered during EL-Nino when the warmer waters of the Pacific are transported west to east and start to replace these colder waters. The Peru current is...

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