Just Washed In
“Walls Around our Coastal Cities?” is an article from “Our Ocean Backyard- Collected Essays, ” a book by Gary Griggs.
Primary producers — plant life and ocean phytoplankton — play an integral part of the Earth system; some would say that they drive the entire biosphere. Plants and plankton influence the composition of the atmosphere, play a part in the water cycle, and regulate ocean chemistry.
Nearly all sea turtle species have been classified as endangered, with precipitous declines in many populations in recent decades. But new protections, particularly in the U.S. and Central America, are demonstrating that dramatic recovery for these remarkable reptiles is possible.
The huge, swirling system, the worst storm to strike the area in years – covered much of California Thursday – bringing strong gales and much-needed rain and snow, while 3 houses has fallen prey to the Pacific Ocean at Washaway Beach in Pacific County…
Nearly 269,000 tons of plastic pollution may be floating in the world’s oceans, according to a new study.
Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has intervened to force the removal of all references to climate change-derived sea level rises from the regional plan of Moreton Bay Regional Council, a decision experts say could have wide ramifications.
The South Carolina’s Supreme Court has ruled against granting a permit for a sea wall and revetment on Capt. Sam’s Spit – the wildlife-rich, 150-acre spit that is a prized piece of disappearing natural coast.
With seven months till the launch of the 2015 cycling event, the Tour de France’s 6th leg – between Abbeville and Le Havre – had to be modified today, because of the collapsing of a coastal cliff at Pourville, Normandy.
Coastal North Carolina communities have gotten a raw deal from their state legislature for the past two years — and it won’t get any better for at least two more.
After hurricane Sandy hit, Congress granted federal agencies a total of $48b for disaster recovery. Two years later, much of it still hasn’t been spent…