Coastal Care

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Day: June 5, 2013

Sand Dredging Law Stalled, Bahrain

Sand Dredging Law Stalled, Bahrain

A new law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday. Under the draft law, dredgers would have to compensate any damages to the environment or facilities in the sea, with those exceeding permitted amounts would have the extra sand seized by the government.

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NOAA proposal extends rule reducing risk of whale ship strikes along U.S. East Coast

NOAA proposal extends rule reducing risk of whale ship strikes along U.S. East Coast

The North Atlantic right whales are among the most endangered species in the world, and are highly vulnerable to ship collisions. The whale primarily occurs in coastal or shelf waters. Its known range includes winter calving and nursery areas in coastal waters off the southeastern United States.

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Art Confronts Maldives’ Climate Change Controversy

Art Confronts Maldives’ Climate Change Controversy

The Maldives’ first national pavilion at the Venice Biennale, the world famous art show that attracts art aficionados to this Italian lagoon city every two years, is all about climate change and the threat posed by rising sea levels to this low-lying chain of islands in the Indian Ocean.

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Human Deforestation Outweighs Climate Change for Coral Reefs

Human Deforestation Outweighs Climate Change for Coral Reefs

Better land use is the key to preventing further damage to the world’s coral reefs, according to a study published this week in the online science journal Nature Communications

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World Environment Day: June 5th 2013, UNEP

World Environment Day: June 5th 2013, UNEP

The World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become one of the main vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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