Coastal Care

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Day: January 5, 2015

North Carolina Should Move With Nature on Coast

North Carolina Should Move With Nature on Coast

Sandbags can’t hold back the sea. Neither will a state policy allowing “terminal groins,” barriers of rock and steel that run perpendicular to the shore in a futile effort to make a shifting coastline stable.

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Cargo Ship Stranded Off Isle of Wight’s Coast, UK

Cargo Ship Stranded Off Isle of Wight’s Coast, UK

Salvage experts have boarded a cargo ship which is stranded in the Solent after it was deliberately run aground. There are 500 tonnes of fuel on board, most of which is marine diesel oil.

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Why is Greenland Covered in Ice?

Why is Greenland Covered in Ice?

The ice on Greenland could only form due to processes in the deep Earth interior. Scientists now explain why the conditions for the glaciation of Greenland developed only so recently on a geological time scale.

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Scotland Could Be Fossil Fuel-Free by 2030

Scotland Could Be Fossil Fuel-Free by 2030

A fossil fuel-free Scotland is not only technically achievable but could prove a cheaper and safer option than pursuing fossil fuel-based development, according to a new WWF-backed report.

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One for the Record Books: 2014 Officially Hottest Year

One for the Record Books: 2014 Officially Hottest Year

It’s official: 2014 has taken the title of hottest year on record. That ranking comes courtesy of data released Monday by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the first of four major global temperature recordkeepers to release their data for last year.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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