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NASA sends rubber ducks down melting Titanic glacier

WASHINGTON – The Greenland glacier possibly responsible for sinking the Titanic keeps shrinking. In order to determine why some days are worse than others, NASA scientists are sending out a rubber ducky brigade. Scientist Alex Behar told Reuters, “The common yellow plastic bath toys are one part of a sophisticated experiment to determine why glaciers […]

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The Stream, February 5, 2020: Sea-Level Rise Along U.S. Coastlines Surged in 2019

The Global Rundown Sea-level rise accelerated along U.S. coastlines in 2019, data shows. Aid groups fear disease outbreaks in Syria after fighting displaces more than 500,000 people in the past two months. Forecasts of high water levels prompt Bay City, Michigan, to request a state flood disaster declaration. New technology helps scientists understand the complex […]

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The Stream, May 30, 2019: Ongoing Mississippi River Flood is Longest in 92 Years

The Global Rundown Flooding in the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting in more than 90 years. A new study emphasizes Asia’s critical reliance on water from melting glaciers. New Hampshire sues eight companies for damages caused by PFAS contaminants. Villagers leave Pakistan’s Thar desert as a years-long drought kills crops and cattle. Officials in Zacatecas, […]