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Congress Must Vote to Protect America’s Coasts, Oceans, and Marine Life from Offshore Drilling – NRDC

It is important our elected officials act now to protect our coast. The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on two bills that would permanently protect coastal communities across America from the dangers of reckless offshore oil and gas drilling and costly oil spills.

New Marine Heatwave Emerges off West Coast, Resembles “the Blob”

About five years ago “the Blob” of warm ocean water disrupted the West Coast marine ecosystem and depressed salmon returns. Now, a new expanse of unusually warm water has quickly grown in much the same way, in the same area, to almost the same size.

Thousands of Dorian survivors desperate to evacuate wrecked Bahamas as death toll climbs to 44

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Sep
8

There are about 76,000 people left homeless and in need of assistance in the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island, the U.N. said.

Hurricane Dorian gains strength again as it heads toward Canada

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Sep
7

Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Saturday afternoon as it began moving past the coast of Maine towards the east coast of Canada with maximum sustained wind speeds of 100 mph.

Hundreds stranded on Outer Banks island, ‘catastrophic’ flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves off coast

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Sep
7

“We went from almost no water to 4 to 6 feet in a matter of minutes,” said Steve Harris, who lives on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.

Hurricane Dorian: ‘We’re at the frontline of climate change but we don’t cause it’, says Barbados PM – as it happened

The “force and size” of Dorian took everyone by surprise, a situation made worse by the hurricane stalling over the archipelago. “Grand Bahama is not in good shape at all because 70% of it was under water,” St George said.

Dorian obliterated the Bahamas. The US must help

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Sep
6

The destruction is near-total in some places. Early aerial photos show whole towns inundated, shipping containers tossed around, roofs floating on stagnant floodwaters, airports submerged. Dorian left a massive swath of Grand Bahama Island underwater.

The wild horses of the Outer Banks won’t evacuate. They have a special trick to survive hurricanes

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Sep
5

A bunch of majestic horses that spend their days frolicking on the beach in North Carolina’s Outer Banks will not be evacuated. They will move to higher ground and gather under sturdy oak trees to shelter.

“Everything is gone”: Hurricane Dorian survivors share stories of survival in the Bahamas

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Sep
4

Aboard the HC-144 cargo plane, the devastation is clear. The fragile islands were no match for Dorian’s Category 5 fury and the landscape looks like a bomb site.

Live Update: Hurricane Dorian threatens the US east Coast after devastating the Bahamas

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Sep
4

Where’s Dorian? It’s off Florida’s east coast, moving north. It could reach the coasts of the Carolinas later in the week. Track the storm here.

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