Coastal Care

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Day: February 1, 2014

East Florida’s Barrier Islands: Natural vs. Man-Made; By Dr. Charles W. Finkl

East Florida’s Barrier Islands: Natural vs. Man-Made; By Dr. Charles W. Finkl

Florida is world famous for its white sandy beaches, yet many if not most of the beaches in southeast Florida have been renourished. That is, they are man-made beaches that are periodically replenished with sand dredged from the floor of the ocean. In spite of the fact that most beachgoers are unaware that many Florida beaches are artificial, even more people do not realize that the barrier islands along the southeast Florida shore are man-made coastal features, much larger and more imposing than the beach itself. By Dr. Charles W. Finkl

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Mass Sea Star Deaths Off US West Coast Puzzle Scientists

Mass Sea Star Deaths Off US West Coast Puzzle Scientists

Starfish have been mysteriously dying by the millions in recent months along the US west coast, worrying biologists who say the sea creatures are key to the marine ecosystem.

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