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  1. Oil painting of a juvenile loggerhead turtle by NCAR scientist and co-author Kristen Krumhardt

    High-resolution ocean model provides insight into sea turtles’ lost years

    An exquisitely detailed global ocean model simulation from NCAR has given scientists rare insight into where baby sea turtles may go in their “lost years” after they scramble off the sandy beaches where they are born and swim into the open ocean.

    • Water

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  2. UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi.

    Busalacchi named to second term as UCAR president

    Antonio J. Busalacchi, an expert in Earth’s climate system and experienced scientific administrator, has been named to a second five-year term as president of UCAR.

    • Organization

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  3. UCAR announces new director of government relations and external engagement

    Pamitha Weerasinghe is joining UCAR from the Union of Concerned Scientists, where he served as the senior manager of government affairs. He previously worked for seven years on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

    • Government Relations

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  4. Clouds and lightning.

    Alaska thunderstorms may triple with climate change

    The number of thunderstorms in Alaska may triple by later this century because of climate change, increasing the risks of widespread flash flooding, landslides, and lightning-induced wildfires.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Photo of city traffic

    Ozone pollution levels dropped early in pandemic

    Ozone in the lower atmosphere fell by 7% on average across the Northern Hemisphere, new research finds.

    • Air Quality

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