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Singapore sand imports threaten Cambodian ecosystem

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Singapore, which prides itself on being one of the most environmentally friendly nations in Asia, is expanding its coastline with irresponsibly dredged sand from Cambodia, according to a report from an environmental NGO.

Gulf oil spill: Setback for untested containment dome

BP officials said Saturday afternoon that they have encountered a setback in deploying a 100-ton containment dome over the massive Gulf of Mexico oil leak.

Mining ‘eating’ dunes at Northland refuge

Erosion of dunes at a remote Northland beach and wildlife refuge is being blamed on dredges mining the near shore.

Gulf Oil Spill

Gulf Coast Flight / PSDS Coverage

275 images have been uploaded along with a Google Earth file showing the location of each image along with a GPS log of our flight.

Gulf Oil Spill / PSDS Coverage

Preliminary imagery from The Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines flight along the Gulf Coast today showing preparations for the oil spill in the Gulf.

Massive waves on the Riviera

Massive waves have hit the French Riviera


Massive waves have hit the French Riviera between Nice and Cannes causing major material damage to the densely-populated coast.

Greenbelt Reports / TVE Asia Pacific

The Greenbelt Reports (GBR) is a multi-media, Asian regional educational project to document the conservation challenges involving mangroves, coral reefs and sand reefs – collectively called ‘greenbelts’ in recognition of their natural protective role against wave action and anticipated climate change impact.

Plastic Gets There First


Surfing legends Chris and Keith Malloy have spent years travelling around the world looking for the best undiscovered surfing spots.

Governor Ends Support For California Oil Drilling


Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday withdrew his support of a plan to expand oil drilling off the California coast.

Börkur Sigthorsson

The Beach, Drangsnes, Iceland; By Börkur Sigthorsson

The Beach series was shot on Drangsnes, a remote peninsula on the West Fjords of Iceland by Börkur Sigthorsson.

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