Study: Global warming hits poorest nations hardest
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Study: Global warming hits poorest nations hardest

30 May 2018 Joint Release WASHINGTON — The wealthiest areas of the world will experience fewer changes in local climate compared to the poorest regions if global average surface temperatures reach the 1.5- or 2-degree Celsius (2.7- to 3.6-degree Fahrenheit) limit set by the Paris agreement, according to new research. …

Climate change may lead to bigger atmospheric rivers
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Climate change may lead to bigger atmospheric rivers

24 May 2018 Joint Release WASHINGTON — A new study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmospheric rivers across most of the globe by the end of this century, while slightly reducing their number. The new study, published online in Geophysical Research Letters, …

2018 Triennial Earth-Sun Summit: Onsite information; Potentially newsworthy presentations
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2018 Triennial Earth-Sun Summit: Onsite information; Potentially newsworthy presentations

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Record-breaking ocean heat fueled Hurricane Harvey
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Record-breaking ocean heat fueled Hurricane Harvey

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New press officer joins AGU
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New press officer joins AGU

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NOAA hosting media briefing May 17 at the American Geophysical Union
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NOAA hosting media briefing May 17 at the American Geophysical Union

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Winter wave heights, extreme storms on the rise in western Europe
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Winter wave heights, extreme storms on the rise in western Europe

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2018 Triennial Earth-Sun Summit: Press registration now open
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2018 Triennial Earth-Sun Summit: Press registration now open

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Study proposes link between formation of supercontinents, strength of ocean tides
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Study proposes link between formation of supercontinents, strength of ocean tides

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Melting of Arctic mountain glaciers unprecedented in the past 400 years
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Melting of Arctic mountain glaciers unprecedented in the past 400 years

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AGU Applauds Congress’ Passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Agreement
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AGU Applauds Congress’ Passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Agreement

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Arctic sea ice becoming a spring hazard for North Atlantic ships
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Arctic sea ice becoming a spring hazard for North Atlantic ships

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Scientists capture sounds of volcanic thunder
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Scientists capture sounds of volcanic thunder

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AGU Executive Director/CEO Testifies on AGU’s Efforts to End Harassment in Science
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AGU Executive Director/CEO Testifies on AGU’s Efforts to End Harassment in Science

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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on severe winter weather
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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on severe winter weather

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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on science of avalanches
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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on science of avalanches

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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on science of landslides
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American Geophysical Union experts available to comment on science of landslides

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Reminder: Nominations for 2018 journalism awards welcome through March 15
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Reminder: Nominations for 2018 journalism awards welcome through March 15

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria temporarily altered choruses of land and sea animals
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Hurricanes Irma and Maria temporarily altered choruses of land and sea animals

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Snapping shrimp may act as ‘dinner bell’ for gray whales off Oregon coast
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Snapping shrimp may act as ‘dinner bell’ for gray whales off Oregon coast

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Ocean winds influence seal pup migration
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Ocean winds influence seal pup migration

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President Trump Proposes Steep, Devastating Cuts to Science Agencies
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President Trump Proposes Steep, Devastating Cuts to Science Agencies

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Recordings spout secrets behind blue whale behavior
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Recordings spout secrets behind blue whale behavior

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Research uncovers the mysterious lives of narwhals
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Research uncovers the mysterious lives of narwhals

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Earth and Space Science Open Archive (ESSOAr) Beta Preprint Server Open for Submissions
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Earth and Space Science Open Archive (ESSOAr) Beta Preprint Server Open for Submissions

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2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting: Press Conference Schedule; Briefings Streamed Online; Badge Pickup
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2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting: Press Conference Schedule; Briefings Streamed Online; Badge Pickup

6 February 2018 The Willamette River running through Portland, Oregon. WASHINGTON, DC — Discover the latest in ocean sciences research at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting, where nearly 4,000 attendees are expected to present the latest research findings about the world’s oceans. The biennial meeting brings together researchers from the …

Scientists find massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost
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Scientists find massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost

5 February 2018 Permafrost in Alaska is thawing, and a new study finds northern permafrost soils are the largest reservoir of mercury on the planet, storing nearly twice as much mercury as all other soils, the ocean, and the atmosphere combined.Credit: John A. Kelley, USDA Natural Resources Conservation, CC BY …

Media Advisory: Public Invited to Ocean Sciences Film Screening
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Media Advisory: Public Invited to Ocean Sciences Film Screening

2 February 2018 Washington, D.C.—The American Geophysical Union (AGU), Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), and The Oceanography Society (TOS) invite the local Portland, Ore. community to join them for Beauty and Artistic Inspiration from the Oceans: a film screening event for the films, Proteus and Fragile …