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Mesmerizing Video Of Hawaii Beach Sand Reveals Unsettling Reality

Inform, Pollution
Apr
10

It’s easy to appreciate the beauty of a beach in Hawaii, with its electric blue waters lapping over a coast of golden sand. But hidden in plain sight is a devastating reality that nonprofit Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii captured in a video.

Logging threatens breeding turtles

Debris on beaches caused by logging activity in tropical forests is threatening the survival of hatchling leatherback turtles and the success of mothers at one of the world’s most important nesting sites in Colombia…

2017 March for Science: What You Need to Know

On April 22, scientists and science advocates will gather in Washington, D.C., and in hundreds of other cities worldwide on every continent except Antarctica, to take part in the March for Science, a historic event that may well be the biggest march in history in support of science.

Bills would ease rules on sandbags, pumping sand from shoals; NC

The Senate and House are finalizing another set of enviromental regulations, including one that loosens rules on sandbag walls and another that would allow using sand from Diamond Shoals for beach nourishment without testing it first.

Miami’s fight against rising seas

In the battle against rising seas, Florida – which has more to lose than almost anywhere else in the world – is becoming ground zero.

Plan Streamlines Re-Nourishment Permitting; North Carolina

A program designed to cut more than three months from the review process for certain beach re-nourishment projects will soon be unveiled.

New study links carbon pollution to extreme weather

Human activities are altering the jet stream, which leads to extreme weather patterns getting stuck in place.

Plants have been helping to offset climate change, but now it’s up to us

Plants are currently removing more carbon dioxide from the air than they did 200 years ago, according to new work. This team’s findings affirm estimates used in models from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Thirsty mangroves cause unprecedented dieback; Australia’s northern coast

Scientists have discovered why, in early 2016, there was an unprecedented dieback of 7400 hectares of mangroves, which stretched for 1000 kilometres along the Gulf of Carpentaria – the plants died of thirst.

Plastic No More, Also in Kenya

News, Pollution
Apr
5

Kenya has just joined the commitment of other 10 countries to address major plastic pollution by decreeing a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags, to take effect in six months.

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