Coastal Care

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Day: April 9, 2011

Ozone Layer Faces Record 40 Percent Loss Over Arctic

Ozone Layer Faces Record 40 Percent Loss Over Arctic

Observations from satellites and ground stations suggest that atmospheric ozone levels for March in the Arctic were approaching the lowest levels in the modern instrumental era. The thinning ozone shifts away from the pole and covers Greenland and Scandinavia. Mostly the concern, for the Arctic ozone depletion, is for people that live in northern regions, more towards Iceland, northern Norway, the northern coast of Russia.

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It’s Official: There’s Plastic in All of the Subtropical Ocean Gyres

It’s Official: There’s Plastic in All of the Subtropical Ocean Gyres

Journalists and 5 Gyres Institute sail to the South to study plastic pollution in the South Pacific. Despite the lack of a theatrical spectacle, it’s still a surreal thing to see some of the results of the sampling.

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River Water and Salty Ocean Water Used to Generate Electricity?

River Water and Salty Ocean Water Used to Generate Electricity?

Stanford researchers have developed a battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity.

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Fukushima-Related Radioactive Materials Measured Across Entire Northern Hemisphere

Fukushima-Related Radioactive Materials Measured Across Entire Northern Hemisphere

The International Monitoring System (IMS) have provided information on the spread across the entire Northern Hemisphere, of radioactive particles and noble gases from the Fukushima accident.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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The World’s Beaches

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