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NSF, NASA-funded Study: Greenland Rapidly Rising as Ice Melt Continues

5/20/2010 scientists at the University of Miami say Greenland's ice is melting so quickly that the land underneath is rising at an accelerated pace. Some coastal areas are rising by nearly an inch annually and could increase to two inches annually by 2025. More

Field Expedition Blog: Tagging Humpback Whales in the Antarctic with Suction Cups

5/20/2010 An NSF-funded research team, led by scientists from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, is at sea measuring the underwater movements and behaviors of humpback and minke whales. Track their progress and see images. More

NOAA Seeks Public Comments on its Draft Arctic Vision and Strategy

5/19/2010 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA has developed an Arctic strategic plan and vision that will be available for public comment through June 10. More