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Judge Blocks Lobster Fishing Closure off Coast of Maine

The Maine Lobstering Union has won emergency relief to stop the closure of productive lobster water off the coast of Maine that regulators said is needed to help protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from extinction.
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Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries

Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries Viking announces the Viking Saturn: a new ship & new itineraries for 2023. Viking has been on a tear building new ships. They released two new ships in 2021, another is coming in 2022, and now their 9th ship will debut in 2023. Before we get started, you might enjoy our latest Viking review from when we sailed with them in September: CLICK HERE . Okay, let’s take a peek at their press release and see what all the excitement is about. Viking Saturn: 9t...
Tags: Travel, Featured, New York City, Canada, Newfoundland, Norway, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Vikings, North Atlantic, Arctic Circle, Reykjavik, Viking, Bergen, Conde Nast Traveler


Vikings: Valhalla Explained - What The Spinoff Title Really Means

The world of Vikings will continue expanding with the sequel series Vikings: Valhalla, but what does the title really mean? Historical drama has become one of the most popular genres on TV, and among the most successful projects in recent years is Vikings, created by Michael Hirst (The Tudors). Although it was originally planned to be a miniseries, the first episodes of Vikings were so well-received by both critics and viewers that it was quickly renewed for a second season, and it lived on for...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Scandinavia, Vikings, Edward, North Atlantic, Viking, Ivar, Michael Hirst, Odin, Valhalla, Ragnar, Lindisfarne, Freyja, Ragnar Lothbrok Travis Fimmel


Hurricane Sam Public Advisory Number 49

Issued at 900 PM GMT Mon Oct 04 2021 000 WTNT33 KNHC 042030 TCPAT3 BULLETIN Hurricane Sam Advisory Number 49 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182021 900 PM GMT Mon Oct 04 2021 ...SAM RACING NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO TRANSITION INTO A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE TONIGHT... SUMMARY OF 900 PM GMT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...45.1N 42.5W ABOUT 520 MI...840 KM E OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND ...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, Newfoundland, Miami, Sam, Bahamas, North Atlantic, WMO, Leeward Islands the Greater Antilles


Hurricane Sam Public Advisory Number 43

Issued at 500 AM AST Sun Oct 03 2021 000 WTNT33 KNHC 030844 TCPAT3 BULLETIN Hurricane Sam Advisory Number 43 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182021 500 AM AST Sun Oct 03 2021 ...SAM CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A LARGE AND POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ON MONDAY... SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...37.3N 55.9W ABOUT ...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, United States, Newfoundland, Miami, North, Sam, North Atlantic, Ast, WMO, Atlantic Canada, Leeward Islands the Greater Antilles the Bahamas, Hurricane Sam Public Advisory Number, Newfoundland Maximum


Hurricane Sam Forecast Discussion Number 41

Issued at 500 PM AST Sat Oct 02 2021 000 WTNT43 KNHC 022037 TCDAT3 Hurricane Sam Discussion Number 41 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182021 500 PM AST Sat Oct 02 2021 The hurricane is gradually losing strength. Satellite images show that the eye has become more cloud filled, with Sam's ring of deep convection becoming less intense and two main towers in the southeast and northwest quadrants. Still, the tropical cyclone is quite a sight even on full-disk images with a...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, United States, Miami, Sam, North Atlantic, Blake, Ast, KT, Gulf Stream, Atlantic Canada, Iceland Guidance


Hurricane Sam Forecast Discussion Number 40

Issued at 1100 AM AST Sat Oct 02 2021 000 WTNT43 KNHC 021451 TCDAT3 Hurricane Sam Discussion Number 40 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182021 1100 AM AST Sat Oct 02 2021 Sam has been an impressive hurricane during the past several days. The latest satellite imagery shows it remains a powerful system, with a well-defined eye and symmetric cloud pattern. In fact, since the plane left overnight, the eye has actually warmed, with little change in the eyewall convection. ...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, United States, Miami, Sam, North Atlantic, Matthew, Blake, KT, Gulf Stream, Atlantic Canada


The jet stream has started an unprecedented shift north, which could wreak havoc on weather in the US and Europe

The German village of Insul in Rhineland was largely destroyed after rainfall caused devastating flooding in July. Boris Roessler/Picture Alliance/Getty Images The polar jet stream is a band of wind that separates cold Arctic air from warmer air to the south. A new study suggests that as the Earth warms, this band is moving north and out of position. That could cause more droughts and heat waves in southern Europe and the eastern US. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pol...
Tags: Europe, Weather, Science, News, Climate Change, Polar Vortex, New York City, Environment, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Atlantic, Oceans


Hurricane Sam Forecast Discussion Number 34

Issued at 1100 PM AST Thu Sep 30 2021 000 WTNT43 KNHC 010253 TCDAT3 Hurricane Sam Discussion Number 34 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182021 1100 PM AST Thu Sep 30 2021 Sam's satellite structure on infrared remains quite impressive this evening, with a circular eye staying quite warm (+10-20C) in comparison to the ring of cold cloud tops associated with the eyewall (-60 to -70C). The most recent microwave imagery was a SSMIS pass at 1957 UTC, which indicated the eyewa...
Tags: Weather, Canada, United States, Miami, Sam, Bahamas, North Atlantic, Nhc, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, UTC, ECMWF, Greater Antilles, Papin, Northern Leeward Islands, Another Air Force Reserve Reconnaissance Mission


Iceland Elects Its First Female-Majority Parliament

Iceland has elected a female-majority parliament, a landmark for gender equality in the North Atlantic island nation.
Tags: Iceland, North Atlantic, First Female Majority Parliament


David Olusoga: ‘Black people were told that they had no history’

The historian and TV presenter on the story of former slave Olaudah Equiano and the significance of Black History MonthHistorian and broadcaster David Olusoga has been the face of a decolonial turn in British broadcasting that, in recent years, with series including the Bafta-winning Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners, A House Through Time and Black and British: A Forgotten History, has inspired new conversations about injustice in the story of Britain and Britishness in living rooms across the co...
Tags: Books, Television, Documentary, Culture, Britain, BAFTA, North Atlantic, Hodder Stoughton, David Olusoga, Olaudah Equiano, Life of Olaudah Equiano, History books, Equiano, Equiano Continue


Thunberg joins large German climate rally ahead of election

By KARIN LAUB and FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of environmental activists staged a rally outside Germany’s parliament Friday, two days before the country holds a national election, to demand that politicians take stronger action to curb climate change. The protest outside the Reichstag in Berlin was part of a string of rallies around the world, from Japan, Indian and Nigeria to Greece, Italy and Britain — amid dire warnings that the planet faces dangerous temperature rises unles...
Tags: Japan, Politics, News, Climate Change, Germany, Berlin, Nigeria, Environment, Sport, World news, Ap, Czech Republic, Prague, Britain, Soccer, Paris


The US Navy backed the hunt for Titanic in part because the explorer who found it argued it would 'drive the Soviets crazy,' book reveals

Former commander in the United States Navy and oceanographer Robert Ballard, aboard the Atlantis II returns from the first expedition studying the wreck of the Titanic. Ira Wyman/Sygma via Getty Images Robert Ballard found the Titanic in September 1985 with the support of the US Navy. The hunt for the Titanic was cover for a secret Navy mission to investigate two submarine wrecks. It was also part of a psychological warfare game the US was playing with the Soviets, Ballard revealed in a ne...
Tags: UK, Navy, US, International, Trends, Cold War, Reagan, Ronald Reagan, Titanic, John F Kennedy, Nova Scotia, Discovery Channel, Argo, US Navy, North Atlantic, Submarine


Slaughter of Dolphins on Faeroes Sparks Debate on Traditions

The slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins as part of a four-century-old traditional drive of sea mammals into shallow water in the Faeroe Islands where they are killed has reignited a debate in the small North Atlantic islands.
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Weekend Slaughter of Dolphins on Faeroes Could Revive Debate

The slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins as part of a four-century-old traditional drive of sea mammals into shallow water in the North Atlantic islands where they are killed, has reignited a debate on the small Faeroe Islands.
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The 11 Best Zombie Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

What is undead will never die -- at least, not at the movies. Shambling restlessly out of their graves and into our popular culture's collective unconscious, zombies have endured throughout the decades as an essential horror symbol.Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised that filmmakers continue to unearth fresh, frightening spins on what amounts to an existential threat. Mass destruction and social decay go hand-in-hand with zombies, whose shiftless masses inevitably overwhelm any semblance of civili...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Australia, Kingdom, Amc, Los Angeles, Netflix, United States, Alaska, Anna Kendrick, Korea, Army, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas, Kim


MS, PA, NJ & NY get Ida tax relief, later filing deadlines

Updated, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 , to add just-announced Hurricane Ida relief for some Pennsylvania taxpayers. Just two weeks ago, we were awaiting Hurricane Ida. Since then, Hurricane Larry went spinning into the North Atlantic and Tropical Storm Mindy rushed across parts of Florida and Georgia. Today. Sept. 13, Tropical Storm Nicholas is heading toward a Texas Gulf Coast landfall, after which it will send more rain into already water-logged Louisiana. But we're still dealing with Ida's dead...
Tags: Florida, New York, Taxes, Mississippi, New York City, Georgia, Pennsylvania, United States, Fema, New Jersey, New Orleans, Louisiana, North Atlantic, Irs, Don, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA


MS, NJ & NY get Ida tax relief, later filing deadlines

Just two weeks ago, we were awaiting Hurricane Ida. Now Hurricane Larry is spinning in the North Atlantic and Tropical Storm Mindy already has rushed across parts of Florida and Georgia. But we're still dealing with Ida's deadly fallout in states beyond landfalling Louisiana. After coming ashore near New Orleans as a category 4 on Aug. 29, she moved northeastward across the United States. That's prompted the Internal Revenue Service to provide some taxpayers in New Jersey and New York and all o...
Tags: Florida, New York, Taxes, Mississippi, New York City, Georgia, United States, Fema, New Jersey, New Orleans, Louisiana, North Atlantic, Irs, Don, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Internal Revenue Service


Hurricane Larry Forecast Discussion Number 37

Issued at 500 PM AST Thu Sep 09 2021 000 WTNT42 KNHC 092059 TCDAT2 Hurricane Larry Discussion Number 37 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122021 500 PM AST Thu Sep 09 2021 A faint eye is still discernible on visible satellite images along with some banding features. On the Bermuda radar, the eyewall is partially open over the southern semicircle of the hurricane. Larry still has a prominent upper-tropospheric outflow pattern, especially over the northern portion of the circ...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, United States, Newfoundland, Noaa, Miami, Nws, North Atlantic, Nhc, Bermuda, Larry, TAFB, Gulf Stream, Atlantic Canada, Leeward Islands, Greater Antilles the Bahamas Bermuda


Hurricane Larry Forecast Discussion Number 32

Issued at 1100 AM AST Wed Sep 08 2021 567 WTNT42 KNHC 081453 TCDAT2 Hurricane Larry Discussion Number 32 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122021 1100 AM AST Wed Sep 08 2021 Larry's eye has been only faintly apparent on recent satellite imagery, but the hurricane is still maintaining a fair amount of deep convection near/around the center. An Air Force Reserve Unit Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigated Larry a little while ago and observations found that the central p...
Tags: Weather, United States, Newfoundland, Noaa, Miami, Nws, North Atlantic, Nhc, Bermuda, Dvorak, Larry, KT, Atlantic Canada, Air Force Reserve, Leeward Islands, SFMR


Hurricane Larry Forecast Discussion Number 28

Issued at 1100 AM AST Tue Sep 07 2021 000 WTNT42 KNHC 071459 TCDAT2 Hurricane Larry Discussion Number 28 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122021 1100 AM AST Tue Sep 07 2021 An Air Force Reserve Unit Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigated Larry a little while ago and found that the hurricane has weakened somewhat. The central pressure has risen to 967 mb, and the eyewall is becoming less well defined. Satellite imagery shows that the eye is still evident but the deep conve...
Tags: Weather, United States, Newfoundland, Noaa, Miami, Bahamas, North Atlantic, Bermuda, Larry, Atlantic Canada, FSU, Lesser Antilles, SFMR, Air Force Reserve Unit, Greater Antilles, Florida State University FSU Superensemble


Save the Whales! Official Trailer for 'Last of the Right Whales' Doc

"How important are these animals to us?" Very important! Don't let them disappear forever! IndieCan Ent. and HitPlay Productions have revealed an early promo trailer for a documentary film called Last of the Right Whales, made by award-winning filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza. I keep confusing the title as "The Last Rights" but it's actually about the endangered species of whale known as the North Atlantic right whales - which are dying faster than they can reproduce. With less than 400 remaining,...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Canada, Documentaries, North Atlantic, Cbc, Don, To Watch, Nadine Pequeneza


North Atlantic right whales critically endangered by climate crisis, new study finds

Warming sea and shifting food sources drive whales into areas where they risk ship strikes and entanglement in fishing gearClimate change-induced warming in the Gulf of Maine has resulted in the population of the North Atlantic right whale to plummet, leaving the species critically endangered and conservationists desperate for safeguards, according to a study published this week in the journal Oceanography. Related: Cape Cod: eight great white sharks seen feeding on humpback whale carcass Con...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Atlantic, Wildlife, Marine Life, Oceans, Whales, Cetaceans, North Atlantic, Gulf of Maine


Tropical Storm Kate Forecast Discussion Number 12

Issued at 1100 PM AST Mon Aug 30 2021 000 WTNT45 KNHC 310233 TCDAT5 Tropical Storm Kate Discussion Number 12 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102021 1100 PM AST Mon Aug 30 2021 Kate is a strongly sheared and poorly organized tropical cyclone. Satellite images show an exposed low-level center with a few patches of deep convection on the system's east side. The latest Dvorak classifications range from 25-35 kt, and the initial intensity is held at a possibly generous 35 kt f...
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Feds Eye New Rules to Protect Right Whales From Fishing Gear

Federal ocean regulators are considering new rules to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from fishing gear.
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Ex-SAS soldier from Hereford completes solo Atlantic row

Ian Rivers becomes the first person to row solo across the North Atlantic, his team says.
Tags: News, Atlantic, Hereford, North Atlantic, Sas, Ian Rivers


I flew JetBlue's new London to New York route in Mint business class. It's a premium leisure traveler's dream but some kinks need to be ironed out.

Flying JetBlue Airways from London to New York in Mint business class. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways just started flying between New York and London with flights boasting a brand-new Mint business class cabin. A total of 24 seats are offered with all offering direct aisle access and incredible amounts of privacy and entertainment. Some kinks, such as the speed of the meal service, remain to be worked out as the crew adjusts to the route. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: New York, London, US, Trends, Atlantic, Heathrow Airport, North Atlantic, Jetblue, Long Island, British Airways, Jetblue Airways, Big Apple, Thomas, PAUL, Ryan Hardy, Thomas Pallini


Tropical Depression Seven Forecast Discussion Number 3

Issued at 1100 PM AST Fri Aug 13 2021 000 WTNT42 KNHC 140259 TCDAT2 Tropical Depression Seven Discussion Number 3 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072021 1100 PM AST Fri Aug 13 2021 While Tropical Depression Seven has maintained a irregularly shaped cirrus canopy of deep cold cloud tops near its estimated center, the convection does not appear well organized. Several SSMIS microwave passes between 2011 UTC and 2205 UTC did not reveal much organization under the cirrus,...
Tags: Weather, Miami, Cuba, Bahamas, Nws, North Atlantic, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Adt, Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands, SAB, KT, TAFB, UTC


Culture shock: how loss of animals’ shared knowledge threatens their survival

From whales to monkeys, elephants and even fruit flies, researchers are increasingly recognising animal culture and its role in conservation effortsAt the peak of the whaling industry, in the late 1800s, North Atlantic right whales were slaughtered in their thousands. With each carcass hauled on to the deck, whalers were taking more than just bones and flesh out of the ocean. The slaughtered whales had unique memories of feeding grounds, ; knowledge acquired over centuries, passed down through ...
Tags: Science, Biology, Animals, Environment, Wildlife, Conservation, Marine Life, Oceans, Endangered Species, Endangered habitats, Zoology, Illegal wildlife trade, Biodiversity, Whales, Cetaceans, North Atlantic


'The Day After Tomorrow' film foretold a real and troubling trend: The Atlantic ocean's circulation system is weakening

A still from the film "The Day After Tomorrow." 20th Century Fox In the movie "The Day After Tomorrow," an ice age happens after currents in the Atlantic suddenly stop. The Atlantic's current system is responsible for Europe's warm climate, but it may be weakening. Slower circulation may bring droughts to west Africa and colder weather to Europe and North America. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the 2004 film "The Day After Tomorrow," a climatologist played by D...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, News, Climate Change, Germany, Africa, Environment, Trends, Global Warming, Ipcc, Nasa, Earth, Atlantic, Antarctica, West Africa