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Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

News, Pollution
Apr
29

Fragments of plastic in the ocean are not just unsightly but potentially lethal to marine life. Coastal microbes may offer a smart solution to clean up plastic contamination.

Oil spill: Gulf of Mexico burn is last-ditch effort to stop landfall

News
Apr
28

The decision by the Coast Guard to set fire to parts of the Jamaica-sized Gulf of Mexico oil spill spreading toward the Gulf Coast is a sign of mounting desperation.

Singapore accused of launching Sand Wars

News, Sand Mining
Apr
26

By paying smugglers to steal under the cover of night, entire picturesque sandy beaches of Indonesia and Malaysia, carving out millions of tons of coastline.

SOS Save Our Sand

Take Action to End Global Beach Sand Mining!

News, Sand Mining
Apr
24

We urge you to become part of the movement by signing the petition to end beach sand mining.

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La Faute-sur-Mer and l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer beaches, Vendée, France; By Claire Le Guern

The main attractions of the coastal towns besides the beaches are the Nature Reserve, and the off shore mussel farms. Not anymore.

Baldwin Beach, Hawaii

Baldwin Beach, Hawaii; By Richard Renaldi

What makes Baldwin Beach so special is not only the breathtaking views and sunset but also the locals that hang out there.

disappearing island

Disputed isle in Bay of Bengal

For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal.

The black marketeers stealing Indonesia’s islands by the boat-load

News, Sand Mining
Mar
23

For the people of Sebesi Island, who spend their lives next to the world’s biggest natural time bomb, it seemed to be an offer that they could not refuse.

Birthright

Blog
Mar
21

This humble film is about a friend of Sean Mullens named Michael and his daily ritual to find his natural self through surfing.

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