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Assateague on the Move

Assateague on the Move

Assateague, Chincoteague, and Wallops provide a rare example of overlapping barrier islands. All of them are constantly in motion.

Published Oct 8, 2019

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A Pulse of Water for Lake Powell

A Pulse of Water for Lake Powell

Heavy winter and spring snowfall provided much-needed meltwater, but the effects of long-term drought mean the lake is nowhere near its highs from the 1980s and 90s.

Published Sep 30, 2019

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Wide Wildwood Beaches

Wide Wildwood Beaches

For many people, there is great joy and good summer business to be found on the widest beach in New Jersey and one of the widest on any coast.

Published Aug 2, 2019

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Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World

Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World

The record-breaking belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and it is likely here to stay.

Published Jul 8, 2019

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Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing

Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing

Jakobshavn Glacier has grown for the third year in a row, and scientists attribute the change to cool ocean waters.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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