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Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery

Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

Virginia captures its third straight NCAA men's tennis championship, defeating Atlantic Coast Conference rival North Carolina 4-2 in a final that was forced inside because of rainy weather        

Are North Atlantic storm tracks shifting south?

As the Arctic warms, decreasing temperature differences between the Arctic and the lower latitudes may push North Atlantic storm systems south. The factors that influence storm tracks are complicated, however, and the accuracy of models predicting future storm tracks is uncertain. Show More Summary

ACC hopes to maintain recent college football prominence nationally

Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher and North Carolina’s Larry Fedora remember the sentiments before the Atlantic Coast Conference achieved its recent football success. With the Southeastern Conference riding a streak of seven consecutive national championships from 2006-12, the...

How often should we expect volcanic ash clouds over Europe?

In 2010, an ash cloud from an eruption at Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull Volcano led to the most disruptive shutdown of North Atlantic and European airspace in aviation history. Given the high level of activity of Iceland’s more than two...Show More Summary

ITW 2017: Aqua Comms Looks to Maximize Cross Atlantic Connectivity

last weekTechnology : Gigaom

More and more enterprises are looking for more efficient ways to connect and enhance connectivity between north America and Europe

Funimation Films Brings Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic To North America!

Funimation is bringing the anime film Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic to North America in both dubbed and subtitled versions – the subtitled version on June 12th and the dubbed version on June 14th. After hearing rumors of a peculiar...Show More Summary

The Other World War II Battle of the Atlantic Everyone Forgets About

Sebastien Roblin Security, Americas Another mistake that cost the Nazis dearly.  We often think of the Battle of the Atlantic primarily as the conflict fought between American and British convoys in the North Atlantic. However, the Kriegsmarine’s submarines also ravaged shipping off the coast of South America. Show More Summary

Bermuda Achieves Marriage Equality Through Supreme Court Ruling

The Royal Gazette reported today that the Supreme Court of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda, a collection of small North Atlantic islands, has legalized marriage equality. Bermuda Supreme Court Justice Charles-Etta Simmons ruled...Show More Summary

The Icebergs Are Coming: Shipping in the North Atlantic

At present, several icebergs are drifting out of the Arctic Ocean and into the North Atlantic. This natural phenomenon occurs each year in the period roughly stretching between April and August. During this season, these massive chunks of ice cross the major shipping routes on the North Atlantic.

Sargasso Sea in North Atlantic Ocean

Every sea in the world is bordered either entirely or mostly by land. Except for one. In the North Atlantic Ocean, there lies a sea that breaks this rule—the only sea in the world to be entirely surrounded by, well, more sea.   Named...Show More Summary

Q&A: Expert says all's not right for endangered right whales

Those endangered North Atlantic right whales cavorting in Cape Cod Bay are fun to watch, but their frolicking doesn't tell the whole story.

As Whales Die in Record Numbers Along the Atlantic Coast, the Mystery Deepens

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Dead humpback whales continue to wash ashore on beaches along the Atlantic Coast, and no one is sure why. The deaths of 41 humpback whales, dating back to January 1, 2016, from Maine to North Carolina has led the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi… Read The post As Whales Die in Record Numbers Along the Atlantic Coast, the Mystery Deepens appeared first on Towleroad.

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine.

NATO Confronts Turkey On Human Rights Concerns After Donald Trump Lets Them Slide

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization didn’t shy away this week from speaking out about mass arrests in Turkey, one of its member states. But the United States, also part of the organization, hasn’t responded to the crackdown. Turkish...Show More Summary

Man literally rows across the Atlantic for seven weeks to propose to his boyfriend

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

31-year-old David Alviar rowed 3,000 miles from the Canary Islands, off the coast of North Africa, to Antigua, to ask for his boyfriend's hand in marriage.

Two crew members killed in explosion aboard ship in the Atlantic

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Two crew members are dead after an explosion on a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean.

U.S. Coast Guard: Two Dead in Bulk Carrier Explosion

A second crewmember has died following an explosion aboard a bulk carrier in the North Atlantic as an emergency response continues for two others severely injured in the blast.  The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed today that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Show More Summary

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