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Article: Marine Reserves—Living Local

Fishing supports residents all over the 700 Bahamian islands, but even more so in the less-accessible “Out Islands” like the Exumas. What does it mean for locals when their home becomes a "no-take" marine protected area? Find out.

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Article: Marine Species on the Line

The bulk of fishing income in The Bahamas is brought in by three species: the Nassau grouper, the queen conch, and the Caribbean spiny lobster. Find out how these overfished species are maintaining a foothold in The Bahamas.

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NAO Who?

Name any debacle of nature, and someone will likely blame it on El Niño. But there’s another large-scale climate pattern that's been overlooked: El Niño's fickle Nordic sister, the North Atlantic Oscillation.

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How NAO Does Its Thing

Find out how each NAO phase spins its particular brand of atmospheric tumult, affecting temperature, precipitation, cloudiness, and windiness in different regions — sometimes to drastic ends.

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NAO Data Hunting (and Gathering)

From the chilly depths of the Atlantic to ancient European forests, researchers are combing for data to explain the NAO's mysteries.

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Forecasting the Unpredictable

Northern Hemispheric temperatures are now at their steamiest. Discover why scientists are concerned about global warming's potential backlash on the NAO.

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The Sorry Story of Georges Bank

Find out why this huge shoal between Massachusetts' Cape Cod and Nova Scotia's Cape Sable Island is one of the world's most important fishing resources — and why it's now at risk.

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Essay: Chasing Invaders on a Water Planet

Water bodies on our planet form a network, which aquatic species migrate over evolutionary time as needed or by accident. Find out how Homo sapiens have dramatically changed and accelerated this process.

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