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In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

Danish photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Bjerg Møller recently spent nine months in Bangladesh, chronicling the lives of people struggling to survive just a few feet above sea level.

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Coral Off Puerto Rico’s Coast Studied for Gulf Oil Spill’s Impact

Coral living off the coast of Puerto Rico may provide researchers valuable information about the potential impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Autopsies on stranded pilot whales ruled out

News
Aug
27

The 49 pilot whales which died after a mass stranding on the Far North’s Karikari Beach have been buried without scientific analysis.

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Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

News, Pollution
Aug
27

The Canadian government is in process of adding bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in thousands of everyday plastics, to its register of toxic substances.

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Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

150 million people could be affected as ocean levels increases by 30cm to 70cm by the end of this century.

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Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Coastal residents fear their idyllic seaside town may never be restored to its former glory after the besieged coastline just copped further battering.

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Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

The oil slick from two ships colliding on August 7th off Mumbai coast, was found to have destroyed more than 300 hectares of mangroves and lapped the Elephanta coast.

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Predicting Waves of Large Amplitude for Tsunami Warning Systems

News
Aug
23

Mathematicians provide new insights into tsunamis and effects of underlying currents on surface water waves.

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Where Has All the Plastic Gone?

News, Pollution
Aug
20

Plastic marine pollution is a significant environmental concern, and oceanographers have quantified trends in one of these “plastic soups” for the first time. They’ve come to surprising conclusion, raising concerns that marine animals could be poisoned by toxic chemicals carried by the plastic.

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