Microplastics found in gut of every sea turtle in new study

By Matthew Robinson, CNN Updated 9:43 AM ET, Wed December 5, 2018 Plastic was found in the gut of every single turtle examined in a new study spanning the Atlantic, Pacific and the Mediterranean. (CNN) Plastic was found in the gut of every single sea turtle examined in a new study, casting fresh light on the […]

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December 6, 2018

New UN Climate Report Dims Hope For Averting Catastrophic Global Warming

Lovelyn Cesar, 22, carries her one year old baby Matthew as she cross a flooded street in a suburb of Manila after two historic storms battered the Philippines. (NOEL CELIS via Getty Images) Keeping temperatures from rising beyond the Paris agreement’s ambitious target will require unprecedented social changes. By Alexander C. Kaufman and Chris D’Angelo 10/07/2018 […]

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October 7, 2018

Four named system in the Atlantic

According to Hurricane Center: “Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft along with satellite imagery and various intensity estimates indicate that Florence has weakened instead of strengthening. However, while the hurricane hasn’t strengthened in terms of peak winds, the inner-core and outer wind fields have continued to expand, resulting in an increase the […]

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September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence could pose major threat to East Coast next week

By Brandon Miller, CNN Updated 5:28 PM ET, Thu September 6, 2018 (CNN)Hurricane Florence has weakened some but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the US East Coast by next week. On Wednesday, Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, with maximum sustained winds peaking at 130 mph, making […]

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September 7, 2018

2018 Summer season comes to a close!

By Garrett Thibodeau and Erik Gorman That’s a wrap! Another remarkable season in the books for the Smith Point lifeguards, and with it another list of accomplishments to add to an ever-growing list of achievements. Our competition teams once again showcased their athletic prowess across 4 tournaments; winning both the East Hampton tournament and the […]

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September 3, 2018

‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND

DEADLY ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND Southampton, NY, August 29th 2018 – A deadly ‘rust tide’ is spreading across Long Island, leaving dead marine life in its wake. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences indicates that what began as an isolated event in Eastern Shinnecock […]

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August 31, 2018

Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes

SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Grace Kelly-McGovern August 6, 2018 631-854-0095 The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued […]

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August 7, 2018