Coastal Care

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Day: December 18, 2014

Could New York’s Fracking Ban Have Domino Effect?

Could New York’s Fracking Ban Have Domino Effect?

New York’s decision to ban fracking for health reasons could reverberate beyond the state, bolstering other efforts to limit the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas.

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UN Sends Team to Clean Up Sunderbans Oil Spill in Bangladesh

UN Sends Team to Clean Up Sunderbans Oil Spill in Bangladesh

The United Nations said on Thursday it has sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world’s largest mangrove forest, more than a week after it was hit by a huge oil spill.

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NOAA Establishes Tipping Points for Sea Level Rise Related Flooding

NOAA Establishes Tipping Points for Sea Level Rise Related Flooding

By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study.

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Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Scientists have been monitoring underwater sounds for decades, in part because sound propagates so efficiently underwater. But in the past 10 years, scientists have started exploring how sonic cues influence fish behavior and give a snapshot of reef health and biodiversity.

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