Surfing from / March, 2015

Australia’s Newest islands: Thrust from the Sea by a Raging Cyclone Nathan

News
Mar
31

It is not often that human beings get to stand on dry land anywhere on planet Earth and know they are the first to leave a footprint.

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5 Years after Deepwater Horizon, Wildlife Still Struggling Dolphins Dying in High Numbers; Sea Turtles Failing to Nest

As the five-year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig approaches, a new report looks at how twenty species of wildlife are faring in the aftermath of the disaster.

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How do You Dismantle a Nuclear Submarine?

Inform, Pollution
Mar
30

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process.

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Polis Beach Erosion the Worst in 20 Years, Cyprus

Climate change could be the reason for conditions which have led to drastic coastal erosion at a popular Polis beach, and experts say bad weather which battered the island has caused the worst erosion witnessed for at least twenty years.

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Powerful Earthquake off Papua New Guinea

News
Mar
30

A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicentre, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries.

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Headlands Dunes Preserve is a Wild Beach with Sand, Forest, Marshes; OH

Celebrate, Inform
Mar
29

Once there were 170 miles of unspoiled Lake Erie beaches with dunes and beach-loving vegetation on Ohio’s North Coast. Headlands Dunes is one of the last surviving lakefront beach plant communities with its hummocks and its sand-loving vegetation.

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U.S. Set to Meet Global-Warming Plan Deadline with UN

The U.S. submission, on Monday or Tuesday according to a White House official, adds to national strategies beyond 2020 already presented by the 28-nation European Union, Mexico, Switzerland and Norway.

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Earth Hour 2015: UN Dims Lights to Focus Attention on Climate Action, Sustainability

Organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Earth Hour encourages individuals, companies, organizations and Governments to switch off their lights for one hour at 8:30 p.m., local time worldwide, to focus attention on people-driven solutions to protecting the planet and building a bright, sustainable future.

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Expanding Focus, Boundaries of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary

NOAA has announced its proposed rule for expanding the size and the focus of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to include multiple marine species. Members of the public are invited to submit comments to the agency on the proposed rule and draft environmental impact statement now through June 19.

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