tropical pacific ocean

Scientists Link Warmer Temperatures to Rainfall Extremes

Article: Scientists Link Warmer Temperatures to Rainfall Extremes

MIAMI, Florida, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – The link between a warmer climate and more powerful rainstorms has been confirmed by scientists using both computer models and satellite observations gathered over a period of 20 years. Heavy rain events increase during warm periods and decrease during cold periods, according to the scientists in Florida and…

Two Eastern Tropical Pacific Dolphin Species Recovering

Article: Two Eastern Tropical Pacific Dolphin Species Recovering

LA JOLLA, California, June 5, 2008 (ENS) – The dolphin-safe tuna labels on cans may have worked as they were intended to work. Scientists report that numbers of spinner dolphins and spotted dolphins in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean appear to be increasing after these dolphin species died by the tens of thousands in tuna…