Nestled between flats boats and fishermen, researchers from NOAA are revealing the reasons for the angler’s curtailed catch.
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By Eric Cramer Briny water spills into the tide pools beneath the pier at Cannery Row, filling the crevices in the rocks. Thirty feet below the waves, I watch a seal as it swims towards me. It flips and twists away from me, but seems magnified as the light bends through the water. I exhale into the regulator and blow bubbles.Read more
Theobroma. This is the Latin word for cocoa, and it means “the food of gods.” For ancient cultures like the Mayans and Aztecs, the bean was nothing short of divine. Cocoa trees served as bridges between heaven and earth, and chocolaty drinks played crucial roles in religious ceremonies. Moreover, the fruit acted as an economic staple, often exchanged as currencyRead more
by: Bobby Radecki September 8, 2016 1 Day After iPhone 7 Launch. “So what’s new? First, for the design. We changed everything, such as…What’s different? What’s different in this!? Oh yeah! The antenna bar: before it used to be there, and now it’s here! See how we innovate!” Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube—all of social media exploded with laughter, parodying theRead more
It’s an El Niño year. The news is blowing up about it—Indonesia is on fire, Texas is under water, and Californians invoke the holy “El Niño” in hopes that above average rainfall will end the Drought in addition to causing flooding and mudslides (sadly, it will not). What are these people talking about? How does this mysterious ocean oscillation work?Read more
One hundred thousand people, eight hundred square kilometers, and thirty three reef atolls comprise one country that will be underwater by the end of the century: Kiribati. A small island nation in the middle of the Pacific, Kiribati is extremely susceptible to climate induced sea level rise because of its low elevation. Its President, Anote Tong, has even stated toRead more