Surfing from / July, 2016

Watch Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Spew Lava Into The Pacific Ocean

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Jul
31

Thrill-seekers are flocking to the Hawaii coast, where lava is flowing from the Kilauea Volcano into the Pacific Ocean for the first time since 2013. The lava stream spanned 6.5 miles when it reached the water on Tuesday morning.

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Acadia National Park

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Jul
31

Today, Acadia National Park is one of the most visited parks in America, drawing more than 2.5 million visitors per year to the craggy, jagged coast of Maine. The park is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016.

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Southern Perspective: The value of our beach sand

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Jul
31

The sand on the Emerald Coast is known worldwide for being the kind of white which is reflective and blinding under the blazing summer sun. That’s because it’s not even one percent shy of being pure quartz, which is incredibly rare in the world of sand. Our beaches are made of tiny jewels, each grain precious and rare, no matter how much they may look alike.

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50 great Irish beaches

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Jul
30

Whether you’re looking for family fun, seaside activities or a beach with cinematic associations, check out this round-up of some of the top spots.

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Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

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Jul
30

Environmentalists and scientists say Rio’s waters are much more contaminated than previously thought.

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The world’s cheapest and most expensive beaches

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Jul
29

Travel specialists have released a study offering a comprehensive information regarding summer holidays: a Beach Price Index of 250 of the world’s most popular beachfronts, in 66 countries.

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A Turtle Saver, NC

Sea turtles that nest in North Carolina are listed as endangered species in part because many beaches have become dangerous or undesirable places for nesting. One of the biggest issues is light pollution.

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Condé Nast’s 11 Best Beaches in France

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Jul
29

The first rule on finding the best beaches in France? Don’t assume they’re all on the Riviera. While the famed stretch of coastline does have some unforgettable beaches, you won’t want to discount the Normandy shore or the Bay of Biscay…

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Slimy Green Beaches May Be Florida’s New Normal?

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Jul
28

The green slime that washed onto Florida beaches earlier this month marks the eighth time since 2004 that toxic algae have fouled the Sunshine State’s storied coastline. The guacamole-thick algae that fouled both coasts will likely be a regular occurrence for the Sunshine State. Here’s why.

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