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Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

MTV News spoke to the lead sand sculptor and master instructor at Beach Sand Sculptures company, at Hangout Music Festival, where him and his team were hard at work constructing a fancy sand sculpture — and getting paid to do it. Yep, that’s right, paid to hang out on a beach all day and play in the sand.

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Rare Spanish Shipwreck From 17th Century Uncovered Off Panama

Archaeologists searching for real-life pirates of the Caribbean stumbled on a mysterious shipwreck in 2011. Now after years of historical detective work, they know what they discovered.

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A “Rosetta Stone” for Conducting Biodiversity Assessments

This month saw an important milestone reached by the U.N.’s young Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Publication of its first public product.

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The Greenup of the Planet

Primary producers — plant life and ocean phytoplankton — play an integral part of the Earth system; some would say that they drive the entire biosphere. Plants and plankton influence the composition of the atmosphere, play a part in the water cycle, and regulate ocean chemistry.

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Gambia: Mangrove Regeneration and Coastal Erosion

The West African Birds Association has trained 120 young people from 24 schools and organizations within Banjul, and West Coast regions, building the capacity of young people on the importance of mangroves and the dangers of coastal erosion.

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Education is Key to Climate Adaptation

According to new research, education makes people less vulnerable to natural disasters such as floods, landslides, and storms that are expected to intensify with climate change.

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Oral Histories Capture Impact of Eroding Louisiana Coast

As part of a two and a half year project, High School students interviewed residents from south Louisiana, about the cultural changes they’ve experienced and the coastal erosion they have witnessed. The project was designed to help raise awareness about the threat coastal erosion poses to their culture and future.

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Stunning Finds from Ancient Greek Shipwreck

A Greek and international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera.

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The Science Behind Swimming: From Whales To Larvae, Common Principles At Work In Swimming

Using simple hydrodynamics, a team of researchers from Harvard was able to show that a handful of principles govern how virtually every animal, from the tiniest fish to birds to gigantic whales propel themselves though the water…

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