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One Weird Thing:  Thousands of “Penis Fish” Stranded on CA Beach

One Weird Thing: Thousands of “Penis Fish” Stranded on CA Beach

  They are actually called Innkeeper Worms and live several layers down in “U-shaped” burrows under the sand in the inter-tidal area of the coast.  A strong “bombogenesis” storm brought strong winds and heavy surf the weekend after Thanksgiving which washed out several feet of sand along the coast, exposing them, so to speak.  There […]

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Climate Change Driving Stronger El Niño Years

Climate Change Driving Stronger El Niño Years

A new study predicts that in the future, continued warming over the western Pacific as a result of climate change promises conditions that will trigger more extreme El Niño events.

Why This Matters: Wetter El Niño years and dryer and hotter La Niña years can have deadly impacts for communities across the world.

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Hurricane Forecast Update: More Hurricanes Likely

Hurricane Forecast Update: More Hurricanes Likely

The Associated Press reported that as the “peak” of hurricane season begins they are now expecting 10 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes and two to four major ones, up from their May forecast of one or two fewer named storms and hurricanes.

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