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Maurice Tamman

Pandemic offers scientists unprecedented chance to 'hear' oceans as they once were

Jun 08 2020

NEW YORK Eleven years ago, environmental scientist Jesse Ausubel dreamed aloud in a commencement speech: What if scientists could record the sounds of the ocean in the days before propeller-driven ships and boats spanned the globe?

Special Report: A night on the New York subway - Homeless find shelter underground during pandemic

Apr 22 2020

NEW YORK The lights still scream for attention, but on this night Times Square has the feel of an abandoned Hollywood film set. Gone are the hordes of tourists shooting selfies with Elmo and Wonder Woman. Instead, a lone SUV glides by and a passenger's phone glows as she records the scene from the safety of the car.

At-home COVID-19 deaths may be significantly undercounted in New York City

Apr 07 2020

NEW YORK The daily tally of New York City residents who died at home with coronavirus-like symptoms exploded from 45 on March 20 to 241 on April 5, according to Fire Department of New York data - suggesting the city may be significantly undercounting COVID-19 deaths.

How many Americans have coronavirus? New Reuters poll might offer a hint

Mar 27 2020

NEW YORK The official count of coronavirus infections in the United States sits at about 70,000 cases, but a chronic shortage of tests means only a fraction of the people infected are being counted. So how can we know how many Americans actually might have the disease? | Video

How many Americans have coronavirus? New Reuters poll might offer a hint

Mar 26 2020

NEW YORK The official count of coronavirus infections in the United States sits at about 70,000 cases, but a chronic shortage of tests means only a fraction of the people infected are being counted. So how can we know how many Americans actually might have the disease? | Video

Ocean Shock: Menus for a warming planet

Nov 07 2018

This series has explored the damaging effects of warming waters in the world's oceans on marine life – and human life. Stressed by this climate change hidden beneath the waves, fish and other marine species are facing enormous disruption. | Video

Ocean Shock: About this project

Nov 07 2018

NEW YORK This project began with a little moment: Reporter Maurice "Mo" Tamman, who lives on a sailboat in New York Harbor, noticed fish in nearby waters that were normally found farther south. He started digging into the data, and he discovered that marine creatures are fleeing warming seas, in an epic underwater refugee crisis.

Ocean Shock: The climate crisis beneath the waves

Nov 07 2018

To stand at the edge of an ocean is to face an eternity of waves and water, a shroud covering seven-tenths of the Earth.

Ocean Shock: Lobster's great migration sets up boom and bust

Nov 07 2018

STONINGTON, Maine A lobster tattoo covers Drew Eaton's left forearm, its pincers snapping at dock lines connecting it to the American flag on his upper arm. The tattoo is about three-quarters done, but the 27-year-old is too busy with his new boat to finish it. | Video

Ocean Shock: Fish flee for cooler waters, upending lives in U.S. South

Nov 07 2018

WANCHESE, N.C. Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" drifts from Karroll Tillett's workshop, a wooden shed about half a mile from where he was born.

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