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  • Ninth Warmest September for Globe
    The combined global land and ocean surface average temperature for September 2008 tied with September 2001 as the ninth warmest since records began in 1880, according to an analysis by NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • New Measures to Protect Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
    NOAA has issued a regulation that implements new measures requiring large ships to reduce speeds in areas where North Atlantic Right whales feed and reproduce — reducing the risk of collisions.