Coastal Care

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Day: June 3, 2013

Airlines Agree to Curb Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2020

Airlines Agree to Curb Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2020

International airlines have agreed for the first time to global curbs on their greenhouse gas emissions – but fell well short of the measures to combat climate change that green campaigners had demanded.

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Equity Takes Centre Stage

Equity Takes Centre Stage

As aid officials haggle over ways to reduce developing countries’ disasters risks, they are increasingly looking to target the inequalities that make some communities more vulnerable than others.

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Acceleration of Ocean Denitrification During Deglaciation Documented

Acceleration of Ocean Denitrification During Deglaciation Documented

As ice sheets melted during the deglaciation of the last ice age and global oceans warmed, oceanic oxygen levels decreased and “denitrification” accelerated by 30 to 120 percent, a new international study shows, creating oxygen-poor marine regions and throwing the oceanic nitrogen cycle off balance.

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The (Less Than) Eternal Sea

The (Less Than) Eternal Sea

Nothing in the sea lives by itself, nothing either on the earth or in the air or in the minds of men. To know the sea is mortal is to know that we are not apart from it. Man is nature creatively refashioning itself. The abyss is human, not divine, a work in progress, whether made with a poet’s metaphor or with a vast prodigious bulk of Styrofoam… An essay by Lewis Lapham, in The Huffington Post

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Giant Garbage Patches of the Sea Become ‘National’ Art in Venice

Giant Garbage Patches of the Sea Become ‘National’ Art in Venice

Five huge patches of rubbish floating in seas around the world will have their own unofficial national pavilion on the sidelines of the world’s largest non-commercial art fair in Venice this week, thanks to artist Maria Cristina Finucci.

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Tarut Bay, Saudi Arabia

Tarut Bay, Saudi Arabia

Tarut Bay is located along the coastline of the Arabian Gulf (also known as the Persian Gulf). The bay surrounds one of the largest islands in the Arabian Gulf—Tarut—which has an area of approximately 70 square kilometers (27 square miles).

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