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September 11, 2014
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Ocean Warming Affecting Florida Reefs

Increased Temperatures Spell Trouble for Corals ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys were warmer by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit in the last several decades compared to a century earlier, according to a new study by the … Continue reading

January 4, 2014
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With Fewer Hard Frosts, Tropical Mangroves Push North

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite data from the University of Maryland and … Continue reading

July 13, 2013
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New Approach to Measuring Coral Growth Offers Valuable Tool for Reef Managers

Finds surprising growth patterns in the Florida Keys ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A new more sensitive weight-based approach for monitoring coral growth in the wild has been developed by U.S. Geological Survey researchers leading to more definitive answers about the status of … Continue reading

April 25, 2013
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Cutting Specific Atmospheric Pollutants Would Slow Sea Level Rise

Decreasing emissions of black carbon, methane and other pollutants makes a difference With coastal areas bracing for rising sea levels, new research indicates that cutting emissions of certain pollutants can greatly slow sea level rise this century. Scientists found that … Continue reading

December 17, 2011
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Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night

Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher. … Continue reading

June 16, 2011
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IBM Turns 100

*Chairman and CEO Samuel J. Palmisano Says Managing for the Long Term Will Drive Growth for Next 100 Years* ARMONK, N.Y., – 16 Jun 2011: IBM today is marking the 100th anniversary of its founding on June 16, 1911. To … Continue reading

February 19, 2011
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Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

*The Gulf and southern Atlantic coasts will be particularly hard hit, research predicts. Miami, New Orleans, Tampa, Fla., and Virginia Beach, Va. could lose more than 10 percent of their land area by 2100*  Rising sea levels could threaten an … Continue reading

February 8, 2011
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Amazon.com Announces the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in America

*Alexandria, Va., knows how to keep the romance alive as America’s most romantic city for the second year in a row; Miami keeps it hot as the sexiest city in the U.S.* SEATTLE, Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Love … Continue reading