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World Breaks New Heat Records in July: US Scientists

The world broke new heat records in July, marking the hottest month in history and the warmest first seven months of the year since modern record-keeping began in 1880.

Computer Models Show Significant Tsunami Strength for Ventura and Oxnard, California

Inform
Aug
20

According to their 3-D models, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake on faults located offshore Ventura would result in many parts of the regional coastline being inundated a few kilometers inland by a tsunami wave.

More Beaches Closed Due To Pollution

News, Pollution
Aug
19

A newly released annual report by the Natural Resources Defense Council shows that beach closings due to bacterial contamination reached unusually high numbers last year for the second year in a row.

World’s Most Crowded Beaches- In Pictures

Inform
Aug
19

A slideshow featured by Weather Channel.

Amazon Fire Risk Linked to Devastating Hurricanes

News
Aug
19

Researchers have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines.

Stinking Mats of Seaweed Piling up on Caribbean Beaches

The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the Caribbean are increasingly being fouled by mats of decaying seaweed that attract biting sand fleas and smell like rotten eggs.

Derelict Boats Are Subject of Survey

Inform, Pollution
Aug
17

Abandoned and derelict boats dot waterways and marshes all along the N.C. coast, in some cases creating hazards to navigation and other safety or environmental problems, but aside from a handful of local regulations in various communities little has been done to address the problem.

New Zealand Rugby: Coastal Erosion Causing Problems for Club

Erosion, News
Aug
17

The Dunedin Rugby Football Club’s southeast corner of the No 1 ground at Kettle Park, is covered by sand and appears to be under threat from the sand dunes disappearing due to coastal erosion.

45% of India’s Coastline Facing Erosion

Erosion, News
Aug
17

As much as 45% of India’s 8,414-km long coastline is facing erosion, according to a new study based on satellite data over 15 years, published in the Indian Academy of Science’s journal Current Science.

Coastal Erosion: A series of Special Reports

Erosion, Inform
Aug
17

Coastal erosion in the UK: ITV News Meridian Correspondent Malcolm Shaw takes a look at the issue in a series of special video reports.

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