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Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

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Looking Ahead To The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA will release their outlook for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Thursday.

05/21/2014

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Fishing Industry At Risk Of Disappearing In New England

Environmentalists say global warming has depleted fish stocks. Fishermen argue there are fish, and regulations that defy common sense.

11/25/2013

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Scientists: Tsunami Hit East Coast Earlier In June

A storm that blew through earlier this month might have spurred a rare phenomenon for the East Coast: a tsunami.

06/25/2013

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Scientists Tag Seals For First Time Off Cape Cod

Scientists attached GPS devices on grey seals, to learn more about what they’re doing.

06/13/2013

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Keller @ Large: Obama Needs To Respond To Federal Cuts In Mass. Fishing

This is all very bad business, and Gov. Patrick, our congressional delegation, and the attorney general should demand a satisfactory response from the president.

05/31/2013

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Gloucester Discusses Fishing Industry Disaster Relief Plan With NOAA

The City of Gloucester says preserving New England’s fishing industry is in the nation’s best interest, but they’ll need federal dollars to save it

05/17/2013

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New England Crisis Highlights Running Dispute Over US Fishing Laws

The law that governs the nation’s fisheries was passed 36 years ago to oust foreign boats working in U.S. waters. Today, New England fishermen wonder if it will soon oust them.

10/06/2012

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Local Students Help Launch Tracking Buoys Into Atlantic Ocean

Middle school students from area schools met at The New England Aquarium on Monday to help launch a major scientific experiment.

04/17/2012

(Photo Credit: David G. Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com)

Cape Dolphin Strandings Largest Ever In Region

Animal rescue crews are now dealing with the largest mass stranding on record for the northeastern part of the U.S.

02/15/2012

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