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Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...responsible for all of the strange happenings, though. The cyclical warm-water weather event El Nino is back on the California coast, and it looks as strong as its last severe episode in 1997. That makes this a double whammy for experts trying...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

GOLETA, Calif. - An oil spill that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of ocean Wednesday as cleanup efforts began and federal regulators investigated how a pipe...
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Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...of Maine population of Atlantic salmon, Central California Coast coho salmon, Cook Inlet beluga whales, Hawaiian...Southern Resident killer whales in Puget Sound, and California Coast white abalone. "Of all the species NOAA protects...
January temperatures 'outrageously warm' throughout Southeast

...atmospheric occurrence where warm air and moisture have been travelling up to Juneau from lower latitudes off the California coast, Fritsch explained."It can range from inconvenience for people who like snow and want to go snowboarding to situations...
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Tsunami from Alaska quake would swamp Calif.'s economy

...mode" when past tsunamis have hit the U.S., said Corcoran, who had no role in the report.Since 1812, the California coast has seen only a handful of tsunamis with waves higher than 3 feet. The deadliest occurred in 1964 when a magnitude-9...
Global warming means more Antarctic ice

...average. Because the continent is so large, it's a little like lumping together the temperatures of the Maine and California coasts, Vaughan says.Mark Serreze, director of the snow and ice data center, says computer models have long predicted...
Agency considers delisting eastern Steller sea lions

...recovery plan on Wednesday after five years of work on the plan. Other rookeries have disappeared or declined along the California coast, where the population is stable but not growing. "The real problems are in California," said Linda Behnken...
Robb and Long to wed

...Colby Smith and Logan Stonehouse will be the groomsmen. Steven Chaix and Randy Chaix will be the ushers. Conner Robb will be the ring bearer. The couple will honeymoon on the Northern California coast. They make their home in Juneau.
Remote robotic cameras offer unusual windows on wildlife

...loons - one pair in Alaska, the other pair in Maine. A camera system at Ano Nuevo State Reserve on the central California coast brings a beach full of bellowing elephant seals - complete with rolling surf and crying seagulls - to home computers...
Eagle's nest ensnared by mix of interests

...supporting a tree that held the nest of seven eaglets. The eaglets were taken to repopulate eagles on an island off the California coast, which ruffled some of the birds' human neighbors. Meanwhile, the partly uprooted nest tree, covered by eagle-habitat...


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