‘Extremely active’ 2020 hurricane season could see 25 named storms: NOAA

Mark Schleifstein / NOLA.com 6 August 2020 Federal climate scientists have upped their forecast for the 2020 hurricane season to “extremely active,” and predict there will be as many as 25 named storms by the end of November. It’s only the third time that forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have tagged a [...]

2020-10-25T12:39:26+00:00August 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on ‘Extremely active’ 2020 hurricane season could see 25 named storms: NOAA

WHY A “SMALLER THAN EXPECTED” DEAD ZONE ISN’T GOOD NEWS

Nina Pullano / Inverse.com 6 August 2020 Annual summer hypoxia points to global trends. GIVEN A CLIMATE'S CURRENT (AND ACCELERATING) STATE, it has become unremarkable to see environmental reports peppered with superlatives: the hottest decade in the books, a record-setting ice melt. What we don't see as frequently are temperate reports like the one National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [...]

2020-10-25T15:36:52+00:00August 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WHY A “SMALLER THAN EXPECTED” DEAD ZONE ISN’T GOOD NEWS

This year’s ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf is the 3rd smallest yet. We have Hurricane Hanna to thank.

Mark Schleifstein / NOLA.com 4 August 2020 The 2020 summer low-oxygen "dead zone" along the Louisiana Gulf coastline covered only 2,117 square miles, an area just a bit larger than the state of Rhode Island and the third-smallest dead zone since mapping began in 1985, according to researchers with the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and [...]

2020-10-25T15:31:29+00:00August 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on This year’s ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf is the 3rd smallest yet. We have Hurricane Hanna to thank.

THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN FOOD: A DISCUSSION BETWEEN LAND AND SEA

Paul Greenberg, David Brandt and Lance Nacio / Successful Farming 4 August 2020 If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, goes the saying. Pre-2020, many people who produce this nation’s food might have argued that American agriculture and seafood was anything but broke. On land, the efficient American farmer grows more calories per person than [...]

2020-10-25T12:44:04+00:00August 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN FOOD: A DISCUSSION BETWEEN LAND AND SEA
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