Coastal Care

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Day: February 15, 2015

140 Whales Die After Getting Stranded On New Zealand Beach

140 Whales Die After Getting Stranded On New Zealand Beach

About 140 pilot whales that stranded themselves on a remote stretch of New Zealand beach have died, but conservation workers and volunteers are hoping the remaining 60 or so will survive after they managed to get them refloated.

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Monster Hurricanes Reached U.S. During Prehistoric Periods of Ocean Warming

Monster Hurricanes Reached U.S. During Prehistoric Periods of Ocean Warming

Intense hurricanes, possibly more powerful than any storms New England has experienced in recorded history, frequently pounded the region during the first millennium, from the peak of the Roman Empire into the height of the Middle Ages, according to a new study.

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Will Pacific Island Nations Disappear as Seas Rise?

Will Pacific Island Nations Disappear as Seas Rise?

It’s a question that leaders of Pacific Island states have been asking for decades. As a warming climate drives sea levels upward, low-lying island nations face an uncertain future—or no future at all, say these leaders, who warn of their nations’ imminent disappearance.

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Great Barrier Reef: Warmer Waters Helping Coral-Eating Starfish Thrive

Great Barrier Reef: Warmer Waters Helping Coral-Eating Starfish Thrive

The survival chances of crown-of-thorns starfish increase by as much as 240% if sea-surface temperatures rise 2C, say Australian researchers.

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Louisiana Coastal Erosion Lawsuit Against Oil Companies Dismissed By U.S. District Judge

Louisiana Coastal Erosion Lawsuit Against Oil Companies Dismissed By U.S. District Judge

A lawsuit filed in 2013 by a Louisiana flood board that sought damages — potentially in the billions of dollars — from scores of oil, gas and pipeline companies over erosion of the state’s fragile coast was thrown out Friday evening by a federal judge.

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