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NOAA announces a new marine heatwave is shaping up to look like “the Blob”

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Thursday that millions of square miles of water in the Pacific Ocean are heating up. They’re calling it a marine heatwave, and it’s looking pretty familiar. NOAA maps illustrate the similarities between the 2014 “Blob” and the 2019 heat wave event in ocean temperatures (Map courtesy NOAA). This new warming …

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