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Illegal Sand-Mining Threatens Sea Turtle Population, St Kitts-Nevis

The biodiversity of St Kitts and Nevis, including the sea turtle population, is under threat due to the increase in illegal sand-mining that is taking place.

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Kenya Bans Plastic Bags

News, Pollution
Mar
17

In January, Kenya outlawed the manufacture and import of plastic bags for damaging the environment, effective in March.

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Facebook Group to Rally Against Barbados’ Scenic East Coast Tourism Development

Concerned citizens in Barbados are rallying against proposals for tourism development at Cove Bay, St. Lucy.

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Collapse in Big Sur highway 1, California

A stretch of Highway one, roughly a 40-foot section, near Big Sur, slid into the ocean.

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Topsail Beach Must Sift Shells From New Beach Sand

Shell fragments pumped onto Topsail Beach’s shoreline during the town’s ongoing beach nourishment project are going to have to be removed, an unanticipated project that could cost the town thousands.

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Goa’s Beaches Best Kept Secret: Illegal Sand Mining, India

News, Sand Mining
Mar
16

Sand mining is banned in Goa, but even when a NDTV team filmed openly, nobody blinked an eye.The Goa state’s entire 63-mile coastline is eroded, and some beaches have lost as much as 65 feet of landmass in recent years.

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Quake Moved Japan coast by 8 feet: USGS

Japan’s recent massive earthquake, one of the largest ever recorded, appears to have moved the island by about eight feet (2.4 meters), the US Geological Survey said, and earth axis moves ten inches.

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Dredging in South Padre Island, Texas, Leaves Pile of Clay Behind

When you first arrive at Isla Blanca Beach Park, some might think they are looking at some messy construction going on.

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Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami

A video model created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows, the extraordinary power of the tsunami that struck the coast of Japan, and propagation of waves more than a hundred miles long spreading throughout the Pacific basin.

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