Some 71% to 87% of the iron in North Atlantic seawater may have originated in dust from the Sahara desert.
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If the Yellowstone supervolcano were to erupt today, it would have major, perhaps catastrophic, consequences.
Migrating Arctic shorebirds may play an important role in the long-distance dispersal of mosses and liverworts to remote regions in North and South America.
The colors in fireworks help create “ohhhhs” and “ahhhhs.” But what creates the colors?
There is a 70% chance that El Niño will develop in the equatorial Pacific Ocean later this summer.
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument may become one of the world’s largest marine protected areas.
Large plumes of ash were released during an eruption at Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano in early June 2014. The volcano remains on an orange alert level.
World Oceans Day is Sunday, June 8. Celebrate! Take an ocean selfie, or just wear just wear blue. Fact is, we’re all intimately tied to Earth’s oceans.
Atlantic hurricane names for 2014 season include: Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal, Dolly, Edouard, Fay, Gonzalo, Hanna, Isaias, Josephine, Kyle, Laura, Marco, Nana, Omar, Paulette, Rene, Sally, Teddy, Vicky, and Wilfred.
It was hot in summer 2012, but that year also had record wildfires in the N. Hemisphere. Scientists now think soot from the fires helped melt Greenland’s ice.