Coastal Care

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Day: May 10, 2014

Aragonite worth billions is being mined in the Bahamas

Aragonite worth billions is being mined in the Bahamas

Across the inky-blue Gulf Stream from Florida, near the sheer edge of the Great Bahama Bank, a new island is emerging from the sea. Although it bears the appealing name Ocean Cay, this new island is not… Ocean Cay does not need allure. It is being dredged up from the seabed by the Dillingham Corporation of Hawaii for an explicit purpose that will surely repel more tourists than it will attract.

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Closure Of Illegal Beach Sand Quarries, Togo

Closure Of Illegal Beach Sand Quarries, Togo

The Togolese Minister of Mines, Noupokou Dammipi, said that the recent decision by the Government to close down 90% of the illegal sand quarries, was justified by reasons pertaining to environmental protection.

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Gladstone Dredging Project Not Consistent With Best Practice, Australia

Gladstone Dredging Project Not Consistent With Best Practice, Australia

A dredging project at Gladstone harbor, Queensland, which coincided with the deaths of a large number of fish was deficient in its decision making and construction, a report instigated by the federal government has found.

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Back To The Future To Determine If Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating

Back To The Future To Determine If Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating

Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century , analyzing data from 10 long-term sea level monitoring stations located around the world.

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Toxicologists Outline Key Health And Environmental Concerns Associated With Hydraulic Fracturing

Toxicologists Outline Key Health And Environmental Concerns Associated With Hydraulic Fracturing

Scientists outline how toxicological sciences can be used to determine what risks may be associated with fracking.

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