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Mysterious Cold Spot Develops While the Planet Warms

A freshwater influx drains strength from the Gulf Stream

Ocean Storm (Modified) — Credit (Original) — Fer Nando; Unsplash — Public Domain

Daily news stories constantly remind us the planet is warming. Temperatures are rising across most of the globe, but not everywhere. Far from land, in the stormy open seas of the North Atlantic Ocean, something strange is happening. A vast ocean area to the south of Greenland is…




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Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.

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