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Air Pollution Over Asia Makes Pacific Storms More Intense

In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from...

Why winds explain the global warming hiatus

Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the...

Hawaii lab finds big nitrogen leap in Pacific due to climate...

The Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) has enabled...

Scientists to study Pacific Ocean’s ‘global chimney’

Although few people live in the Western tropical Pacific Ocean region, the remote waters there affect billions of people by shaping climate and air...

Giant World War II aircraft-carrying submarine discovered off Oahu coast

A World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, the I-400, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally scuttled by U.S. forces after its capture,...

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