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Beluga Whales In Cook Inlet See Slight Growth In Numbers
2013-01-07 04:29:20

The endangered beluga whales that make their home in Cook Inlet are not recovering, leaving federal conservation experts unsure as to why and fearing that the species may soon face extinction.

Endangered Finback Whale Stranded On New York City Beach, Dies Overnight Wednesday
2012-12-27 15:07:14

A nearly 60-foot-long whale that had been found stranded along a New York City beach on Wednesday was confirmed dead earlier today.

Ringed And Bearded Seal Species To Be Protected As Endangered Species
2012-12-23 05:55:38

Members of two Arctic Seal species will be protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) due to vanishing ice and snow in their habitats, officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Friday.

Major Midwestern Snowstorm Seen In Infrared Light By NASA
2012-12-21 17:01:31

NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing data on the powerful low pressure area that dropped more than a foot of snow in some Midwestern states and prompted many warnings and weather advisories.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.