Surfing from / April, 2010

State of emergency is declared as US oil slick nears the coast

Oil Spill
News
Apr
30

The massive oil spill pouring from a ruptured rig in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the coast of Louisiana, threatening an environmental catastrophe in the region.

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Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

News, Pollution
Apr
29

Fragments of plastic in the ocean are not just unsightly but potentially lethal to marine life. Coastal microbes may offer a smart solution to clean up plastic contamination.

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Oil spill: Gulf of Mexico burn is last-ditch effort to stop landfall

News
Apr
28

The decision by the Coast Guard to set fire to parts of the Jamaica-sized Gulf of Mexico oil spill spreading toward the Gulf Coast is a sign of mounting desperation.

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Singapore accused of launching Sand Wars

News, Sand Mining
Apr
26

By paying smugglers to steal under the cover of night, entire picturesque sandy beaches of Indonesia and Malaysia, carving out millions of tons of coastline.

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Last-Chance Beaches: Morocco

Sand Mining
Apr
25

You’d think that a desert country like Morocco would have enough sand for everyone. But at least a few parties feel the need to steal sand from Morocco’s Atlantic beaches, by literally bulldozing dunes, trucking the sand away to make cement, and leaving behind ugly lunar landscapes.

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Take Action to End Global Beach Sand Mining!

SOS Save Our Sand
News, Sand Mining
Apr
24

We urge you to become part of the movement by signing the petition to end beach sand mining.

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La Faute-sur-Mer and l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer beaches, Vendée, France; By Claire Le Guern

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The main attractions of the coastal towns besides the beaches are the Nature Reserve, and the off shore mussel farms. Not anymore.

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Baldwin Beach, Hawaii; By Richard Renaldi

Baldwin Beach, Hawaii

What makes Baldwin Beach so special is not only the breathtaking views and sunset but also the locals that hang out there.

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