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Fish Exposed To Crude Oil Suffer Host Of Heart Ailments
2014-02-14 08:54:35

A new study from Stanford University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that crude oil interferes with fish heart cells, resulting in a slowed heart rate, reduced cardiac contractility and irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death.

Serious Toxic Threat To Corals In Guánica Bay From High Pollutant Levels
2014-02-11 18:10:00

The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA's National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986.

2014-02-03 08:20:34

Joint Polar Satellite System-1 SpaceWire Network Tested BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

2014-01-21 23:29:31

Environmental services firm Dade Moeller has won the Environmental Business Journal's (EBJ) 2013 "Project Merit: Remediation" award.

Global Warming Expected To Increase Extreme El Niño Events
2014-01-20 04:34:22

A new analysis of rain patterns has revealed that extreme El Niño events, such as the 1983 heat wave that caused Australia’s Ash Wednesday bushfires, will double as the planet warms in the years ahead.

2014-01-17 11:04:57

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will announce new data on 2013 global temperatures during a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 21.

2014-01-10 23:20:44

New logger to expand national marine fisheries lobster study. Falmouth, MA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Lowell Instruments has designed a new data logger

UK Met Office To Launch 24-Hour Space Weather Forecast Service
2013-12-26 07:41:59

The UK’s national weather service has announced plans to begin offering daily space weather forecasts starting next spring. The service will get $7.5 million in funding over the next three years in order to provide a round-the-clock forecasting service.

Fish Farming Can Be Conducted With Low Environmental Impact: NOAA
2013-12-20 13:10:17

A new report from NOAA's National Ocean Service reveals specific types of fish farming can be accomplished with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment, provided proper planning and safeguards are in place.


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