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Changing Ocean

The ocean regulates climate. Changing waters mean a changing climate.

Changing ocean waters will harm many ocean organisms, disrupt ocean food chains, and affect the ocean's ability to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, thereby altering Earth's climate.

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NAO: Driving Climate Across the Atlantic

The fickle Nordic sister of El NiƱo, the North Atlantic Oscillation, regularly stirs up trouble in Europe, Canada, and the eastern U.S. Take an in-depth look at the little-known, yet significant, NAO.

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