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Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

The 210,000-square-kilometre (81,000-square-mile) zone — an area equivalent to nearly half of the Black Sea – is intended to protect both the sea and the archipelago’s economy.

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Marine life could recover by 2050 with the right policies, study finds

Marine life could recover by 2050 with the right policies, study finds

Despite centuries of rampant overfishing and pollution, marine life in the world’s oceans could be fully restored in as little as 30 years with aggressive conservation policies.

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Op-Ed:  California’s beaches closures offer a glimpse of the likely future. That should frighten us

Op-Ed: California’s beaches closures offer a glimpse of the likely future. That should frighten us

For the first time in history, most people in Southern California, under stay-at-home orders, are completely banned from surfing, sunbathing, fishing or building sandcastles at the ocean’s edge. The current beach closures are giving us a glimpse of Southern California’s likely future: one with fewer and smaller beaches nearly as inaccessible as they are right now.

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Go-ahead for mining on ten West Coast beaches, South Africa

Go-ahead for mining on ten West Coast beaches, South Africa

South Africa’s Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has dismissed most of the appeals against the approval in 2019 of vastly expanded beach mining operations on the West Coast north of the Olifants River.

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Keep learning with science activities that kids and families can do at home

Keep learning with science activities that kids and families can do at home

With lots of kids home from school, here’s a quick roundup of NOAA’s most popular educational resources to help you safely hunker down while learning about the ocean and atmosphere. As well as some ideas from the UNEP, on how to teach them about the plastic pollution problem.

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Costa Rica – II; By Nancy Opitz

Costa Rica – II; By Nancy Opitz

In celebration of Coastal Care’s new decade, we are republishing an acclaimed selection of the most popular Photo of the Month contributions.

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Coastal armoring and disappearing beaches; By Gary Griggs

Coastal armoring and disappearing beaches; By Gary Griggs

Coastal erosion or retreat is a natural ongoing process that has only become a problem because people have built structures or infrastructure in areas exposed to wave attack and erosion. Beaches, dunes, bluffs and cliffs are all temporary features that will continue to be shaped by wave, wind and tidal forces as well as a rising sea level.

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Ships’ emissions create measurable regional change in clouds

Ships’ emissions create measurable regional change in clouds

Years of cloud data over a shipping route shows that pollution from ships has significantly increased the reflectivity of the clouds. The results suggest that industrial pollution’s effect on clouds has masked about a third of the warming due to fossil fuel burning since the late 1800s.

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Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

A team of scientists at Cardiff University has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest.

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