Surfing in / News

The 18 best beaches in the world in 2018, according to travel experts

Celebrate, News
Nov
29

Chosen by almost double the number of travel experts as the previous year, the 2018 list was compiled by over 1,200 travel-obsessed journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies from around the world.

Comments Off on The 18 best beaches in the world in 2018, according to travel experts

Marine waste is turning the Earth into a plastic planet

News, Pollution
Nov
29

The Ocean Atlas published by the German Heinrich Boll Foundation, an independent international green think tank for policy reform and the University of Kiel’s Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence, lists the top 20 nations with the worst plastic waste mismanagement around the world.

Comments Off on Marine waste is turning the Earth into a plastic planet

How plastic waste moves in the environment

News, Pollution
Nov
28

A researcher for the first time has modeled how microplastic fibers move through the environment. The work could someday help communities better understand and reduce plastics pollution, which is a growing problem around the world.

Comments Off on How plastic waste moves in the environment

Nations must triple efforts to reach 2°C target, concludes annual review of global emissions

Global emissions are on the rise as national commitments to combat climate change come up short. But surging momentum from the private sector and untapped potential from innovation and green-financing offer pathways to bridge the emissions gap. Those findings along with a sweeping review of climate action and the latest measurements of global emissions were presented by authors of the 2018 Emissions Gap Report.

Comments Off on Nations must triple efforts to reach 2°C target, concludes annual review of global emissions

Cruise ship captain fined €100,000 for using dirty fuel

News, Pollution
Nov
26

The captain of a cruise ship found to be burning fuel with excessive sulphur levels has been fined €100,000 in a Marseille court, the first such ruling in France. The prosecution was intended to signal a new seriousness in tackling pollution from cruise ships.

Comments Off on Cruise ship captain fined €100,000 for using dirty fuel

145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

A group of 145 pilot whales stranded themselves on a remote New Zealand beach and died.

Comments Off on 145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

‘Washaway Beach,’ fastest-eroding place on the West Coast, cobbles together a solution

There’s a reason a quiet and desolate strip of sand here is nicknamed Washaway Beach. Coastal erosion has claimed an average of 100 feet of this shoreline every year for the last century. That makes North Cove the fastest-eroding place on the West Coast.

Comments Off on ‘Washaway Beach,’ fastest-eroding place on the West Coast, cobbles together a solution

More than 100 sea turtles found dead off Cape Cod

A total of 173 sea turtles died off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, this week because of the extreme cold.

Comments Off on More than 100 sea turtles found dead off Cape Cod

New government report reveals staggering economic and health toll of climate change

Earth’s climate is now changing faster than at any point in the history of modern civilization, according to a long-awaited report released Friday by the federal government.

Comments Off on New government report reveals staggering economic and health toll of climate change

Coastal Care junior
The World's Beaches
Sand Mining
One Percent