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Surprise! Hidden Antarctic Ice Canyons

According to the ESA on October 11, 2017, its : and Sentinel-1 missions have discovered huge canyons cutting through the underside of ice shelves in Antarctica. The ice shelves act as conveyor belts, by which snow that falls in Antarctica ultimately makes its way back to the sea. Portions of the ESA Statement: The ice sheet that covers Antarctica is, by…

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NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years. Scientists suspected the 2015-16 El Nino — one of the largest on record — was responsible, but exactly how has been a subject of ongoing…

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Telemundo’s “Todos Unidos” And Company-Wide Relief Efforts Raise Over $12.9 Million For Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas And Florida Natural Disasters

MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Telemundo announced it has raised more than $12.9 million for the Red Cross relief efforts for the victims of the recent natural disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the Caribbean islands. Under the banner of “Todos Unidos” (All Together,) the Telemundo Networks, together with the Telemundo and NBC owned stations, raised more than $7.45 million…

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California Dairy Community Sends 70,000 Pounds of Food Aid to Areas Affected by Harvey and Irma

TRACY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — While one truck arrived at the Treasure Coast Food Bank in Fort Pierce, Florida, the second of two food relief trucks departed from Irwindale, California Tuesday headed for Houston, completing a commitment from the California dairy community to support families in need who were affected by recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. The…

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Verizon customers with family and friends in Mexico can connect for free following powerful earthquake

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following Tuesday’s devastating earthquake in Mexico, Verizon is supporting customers with loved ones potentially impacted by this terrible tragedy by offering free wireless and wireline calling from the U.S. to Mexico to help connect them with family and friends. “For the second time in just two weeks, residents of Mexico are recovering from another…

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Irma’s Effect on the Caribbean

The following is from a report from the NASA Earth Observatory. Hurricane Irma churned across the Atlantic Ocean in September 2017, battering several Caribbean islands before moving on to the Florida Keys and the U.S. mainland. As the clouds cleared over places like the Virgin Islands, the destruction became obvious even from space. These natural-color images, captured by the Operational…

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Openings in Antarctic Sea Ice

According to a new analysis of climate models by an international team of researchers, heat escaping from the ocean through polynyas or openings in sea ice – influences sea and atmospheric temperatures and wind patterns around the globe – even rainfall around the tropics. Check out this Article from Earksy.org: http://earthsky.org/earth/openings-in-antarctic-sea-ice-influence-global-climate?mc_cid=21722f1550&mc_eid=36fb49e54a    

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