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    President Obama says climate change is an “immediate risk” to US national security

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    More than majestic, fjords are carbon sequestration superstars

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    Obama visits the Florida Everglades on Earth Day — to talk about climate change

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    Predicting Ecological Responses of the Florida Everglades to Possible Future Climate Scenarios

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    New High Resolution Projections of Coral Bleaching in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

    The new research published in Global Change Biology by NOAA scientists and colleagues provides the first fine-scale projections of coral bleaching

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May 11-15, 2015 | Data Harmonization Workshop | Beltsville, MD

USDA funding has been approved for a Data Harmonization Workshop organized by the University of Florida to be held at

May 19-21, 2015 | Climate Outreach Community of Practice Meeting | St Petersburg Beach, FL

The Climate Community of Practice brings together extension, outreach and education professionals and community official in the Gulf to learn

May 17-18, 2015 | Climate Education Regional Workshop | St Petersburg, FL

NOAA’s Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP) is collaborating with Federal, State and NGO partners to convene four climate-science workshops for

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