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t's happily ever after, after all for Elizabeth Smart! The former Utah kidnap victim and ABC News contributor married her beau of one year, Matthew Gilmour, in an intimate ceremony Saturday on the island of Oahu. The lovebirds took the plunge at the...
The Hartford CourantThe Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday. The season will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes and three to six of those will be...
Tags: Weather, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, FEMA
U.S. government meteorologists predict a "possibly extremely active" hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with expectations of as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
Carbon dioxide measurements in the Earth's atmosphere did not break the symbolic milestone of 400 parts per million at a Hawaiian observatory last week, according to a revised reading from the nation's climate observers. The National Oceanic and...
When the magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan more than two years ago, there were 1,200 global positioning system stations recording ocean floor movement in real time. None was linked to that nation’s tsunami warning system, which underestimated...
The Hartford CourantLast week, the world got a case of sticker shock. For the first time in recorded history, the price of our energy-rich lifestyle hit the magic number of 400 parts-per-million carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. There's no politics involved in this number....
Reuters* Seas to rise 16.5 to 69 cm with moderate warming-ice2sea * Melt of Greenland, Antarctica less severe than expected By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 14 (Reuters) - A melt of ice on Greenland and Antarctica is likely to be less...
Sun SentinelClimate change needs to start becoming a bigger factor in decisions about Palm Beach County transportation plans and development proposals, county officials said Tuesday. Raising roads near the coast to brace for sea level rise and considering pollution...
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
Tags: Water, Conservation, Annapolis, Ocean City, Real Estate
First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned. Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...
The United Nation’s weather agency has confirmed that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since record keeping began in 1850, and the 27th consecutive year that global land and ocean temperatures were above average. Last year exceeded the global...
A young humpback whale swam less than six feet away from Bryant Austin while he was snorkeling off the Kingdom of Tonga in 2004. Lowering his camera, afraid it would get struck out of his hand, Austin was mesmerized by the marine mammal's subtly hued...
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