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US May Take Humpback Whale Off Endangered Species List

September 28, 2009 / No Comments

New data shows that humpback whale populations have been growing steadily over recent decades, and as a result, the U.S. government may take the humpback whale off the endangered species list. Last year, the National Marine Fisheries Service, an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), received results from an extensive study showing that the north Pacific humpback whale ...

Hurricane Bill – Projected Path and Updates

August 17, 2009 / 2 Comments

Hurricane Bill UPDATE: Now category 4 and getting stronger. (8/19 - 11:25EST) Hurricane Bill is on the warpath. I love it when they name storms after me. Who wouldn't? Facts about the Hurricane Bill projected path Location: 13.8N 44.0W or about 1160 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph Moving: West-northwest at about 22 mph Minimum pressure: 987 mb Expected to continue ...