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In a coastal town, beach owners don’t even want sea turtles trespassing


All over Florida, people are arguing over whether a new law blocks the public from walking across a private beach. Instead of just humans, some Belleair Shore residents want to give sea turtles the boot too.

Stunning images of the Mediterranean shoreline

Celebrate, Inform

Aerial photographer Tom Hegen visited the Mediterranean region to capture the showstopping beauty of this famous coastline. But his photo series doesn’t just highlight the region’s beauty -he hopes his images are also read as a comment on the effects of overtourism on the area.

Sardinia sand thieves face fines of up to €3,000

Sardinian authorities are getting tough with tourists who steal sand from the island’s pristine beaches as a souvenir and are issuing fines of up to Euros €3,000.

‘Fog tsunamis’ are one of nature’s most terrifying pranks


Last weekend, thousands of beachgoers along the southwest of England enjoying an otherwise normal summer’s day were shocked to glimpse what appeared to be a tsunami racing towards them.

Red tide is devastating Florida’s sea life. Are humans to blame?

Thousands of sea creatures now litter many of southern Florida’s typically picturesque beaches. “Anything that can leave has, and anything that couldn’t leave has died.”.

Are devastating wildfires a new normal? “It’s actually worse than that,” climate scientist says

It’s up to us” whether to do something about it. If we reduce carbon emissions and move away from the burning of fossil fuels, we can prevent these changes from continuing to worsen…

Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

The struggle to save the already endangered green sea turtle faces a new challenge. Now, the males of the species seem to be disappearing.

Mendocino Fire in California Is Now Largest in Modern State History

A fire that has been growing for nearly two weeks in Northern California, is now the largest in modern state history. Of the top 20 largest wildfires in California, about half have come in the last decade, according to Cal Fire.

Ugandan children abandon school for sand mining

More and more Ugandan children drop out of school, lured into sand mining on the banks of River Nile in Busaana Sub-county, and joining what seems a lucrative venture to earn a living.

Piling up: Drowning in a sea of plastic

Piece by piece, an environmental threat is piling up, and we’re ALL to blame. Worse yet, even those of us trying to bring an end to the problem may not be doing as much good as we think.

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