Typhoons. Hurricanes. Cyclones. Tidal waves. Sharks. As if designing a boat to cope with all of that on the 11,000-mile voyage from San Francisco to Sydney isn't daunting enough, this one also has to be environmentally irreproachable.
Individuals and decision-makers across widely diverse sectors - from agriculture to energy to transportation - increasingly are asking NOAA for information about climate change in order to make the best choices for their families, communities and businesses.
Interior secretary Ken Salazar journeyed out into Nantucket Sound on a Coast Guard vessel last week to signal the Obama administration's readiness to put some muscle behind wind energy.
VALENCIA, Spain - The first race of the 33rd America's Cup was called off Monday almost four hours after it was to start because of insufficient wind on the race course. The start of the first race is now set for Wednesday.
Anti-whaling activist group Sea Shepherd has had another collision with a Japanese whaling ship. Confrontations between the groups seem to be escalating.
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