Science: Sardines & Hurricanes

The German Hydrographic Institute reported last week that tuna and sardines, considered warm-water fish, are now being caught in the North Sea. Dr. Günther Böhnecke, the institute's chief, suspects that the fish have extended their range northward because the North Sea, like many other parts of the Northern Hemisphere, is slowly growing warmer.

On the other side of the Atlantic the climate is growing warmer too, but the mild winters of the past decade are not the only result. Last week Jerome Namias of the U.S. Weather Bureau told a New York meeting of the American Meteorological Society that...

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