Coastal Care

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Day: June 30, 2013

NRDC Annual Beach Report: Reveals 13 “Superstar Beaches” and 11 “Repeat Offenders”

NRDC Annual Beach Report: Reveals 13 “Superstar Beaches” and 11 “Repeat Offenders”

America’s beaches experienced over 20,000 closing and advisory days for the third consecutive year because of polluted water or threatened contamination, according to the 23rd annual beachwater quality report released June 26th, by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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Black Sand Mining Unabated, Watchdog Says

Black Sand Mining Unabated, Watchdog Says

Black sand mining in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, continues to thrive despite an order from higher police and environmental authorities for a more aggressive campaign against the illegal activity…

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Beach Erosion Caused By Underground River? Philippines

Beach Erosion Caused By Underground River? Philippines

The team of geologists sent to investigate what was initially believed to be a sinkhole in Candelaria, Zambales, said the presence of an underground river channel in the area could have caused the sudden collapse of at least 100 meters of shoreline.

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Boat Noise Stops Fish Finding Home

Boat Noise Stops Fish Finding Home

Boat noise disrupts orientation behaviour in larval coral reef fish, according to new research from the Universities of Bristol, Exeter and Liège. Reef fish are normally attracted by reef sound but the study, conducted in French Polynesia, found that fish are more likely to swim away from recordings of reefs when boat noise is added.

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