Coastal Care

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Day: January 13, 2015

A Caribbean Island Embraces 100% Renewable Electricity, Giving Up Diesel

A Caribbean Island Embraces 100% Renewable Electricity, Giving Up Diesel

Bonaire (pop. 14,500), a small island off the coast of Venezuela, is famous for its beautiful marine reefs, which are visited by 70,000 tourists every year. What many of the tourists don’t realize is that the majority of the electricity powering their needs comes from renewable energy.

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170-Million-Year-Old ‘Fish Lizard’ Fossil Unearthed in Scotland

170-Million-Year-Old ‘Fish Lizard’ Fossil Unearthed in Scotland

A prehistoric marine-reptile fossil found in Scotland’s Isle of Skye represents a new species that lived about 170 million years ago, a new study finds.

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Could Global Tide Be Starting  To Turn Against Fossil Fuels?

Could Global Tide Be Starting To Turn Against Fossil Fuels?

From an oil chill in the financial world to the recent U.S.-China agreement on climate change, recent developments are raising a question that might once have been considered unthinkable: Could this be the beginning of a long, steady decline for the oil and coal industries?

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Hidden Battles on the Reefs

Hidden Battles on the Reefs

How do you drown a coral reef? The very idea seems unfathomable for animals that spend their entire lives under water. But the deep ocean is actually riddled with “drowned” coral reefs, the remains of ancient reefs that slipped into the dark ocean depths and starved without sunlight.

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12 Dams that Changed the World

12 Dams that Changed the World

Renewable energy rather than mega dams and fossil fuels is the right choice for the 21st century. Even so, numerous destructive dams continue to be proposed and built on the Mekong, in the Amazon, throughout Africa, in China, the Himalayas and other parts of the world.

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Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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