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Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

News, Pollution

An engineering professor has figured out why oil remains trapped along miles of gravel beaches more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster in Prince William Sound.

The negative impact of groins

The Negative Impacts Of Groins

The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.

Claims mining is destroying famous sand dunes

Claims Mining is Destroying Famous Sand Dunes

Kurnell Peninsula is in danger of becoming an island.

Liberia: Coastal Erosion Displaces Hundreds

News, Sand Mining

Coastal erosion has wiped out dozens of homes and left nearly 200 inhabitants homeless in Buchanan. Most of the erosion is caused by unregulated sand mining.

Rising Seas

Rising Seas to Destroy U.S. Beaches

You may have to kiss that summer trip to the beach goodbye later this century, thanks to rising sea levels and more intense tropical storms, scientists predict.

E. coli Thrives in Beach Sands

News, Pollution

Getting it on your skin is not going to be very dangerous. Just watch what you swallow.

Would it still be Miami Beach with Foreign Sand?

News, Sand Mining

Miami Beach leaders are eyeing sand from foreign sources such as the Bahamas, as the domestic supply runs dry.

Flocking to the Coast: World’s Population Migrating into Danger

New maps developed by investigating the relationship between human population and natural resources shows where people will most likely settle through 2025.

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