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New Maps Show Wildlife Strandings in Gulf

New maps published by National Wildlife Federation show the widespread devastation to wildlife resulting from the Gulf Oil Disaster.  The maps were created using official data from the National Oceanic …

NOAA Education Programs: Preparing America’s Future Leaders

NWF leaders spoke at an education briefing on Capitol Hill, focusing on the role that STEM education and NOAA programs play in preparing the next generation of workers to keep America competitive.

Teach Green: Eco-Schools USA Wraps Up NSTA Conference

This past weekend, I wrapped up my experience at the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. I represetened Eco-Schools USA at the conference, whose theme this year was “Charting the Course to Excellence”.

New Questions About NOAA’s “Oil’s Gone” Report

Huffington Post reports on some new questions surrounding this month’s controversial NOAA report that led to hundreds of premature “the oil’s all gone” news stories: Back at the report’s unveiling …

This Is What A Worst-Case Scenario Looks Like

Today’s forecast from NOAA shows oil impacts on critical wetlands & beaches across a swath of the Gulf Coast hundreds of miles wide: Please take a moment to tell your …

Gulf Coast Region Holds Collective Breath as Hurricane Season Starts

Just what we needed in the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season starts formally next Tuesday. In the midst of a man made catastrophe unfolding in the Gulf Coast, the region must …

March 2010: Hottest March on Record

Scientists at both NASA and NOAA confirm last month was the hottest March on record. From NOAA: The world’s combined global land and ocean surface temperature made last month the …

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National …

Google Earth Maps Carbon In The Atmosphere

Google Earth has teamed up with science experts to help people better understand CO2 in the atmosphere through dynamic mapping. Physorg.com reports: “A better understanding of the carbon cycle has …

Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service …

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