Coastal Care

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Day: April 7, 2015

Northern Coastal Marshes More Vulnerable to Nutrient Pollution

Northern Coastal Marshes More Vulnerable to Nutrient Pollution

Salt marshes at higher latitudes, such as those in densely populated coastal regions of New England and northern Europe, are more vulnerable to the effects of nutrient pollution, a new Duke University study finds.

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Communicating a Hurricane’s Real Risks

Communicating a Hurricane’s Real Risks

A surprising and little known fact: More than half of those who die during hurricanes perish from drowning. For the first time this year, scientists began communicating warnings that included storm surge.

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Trace Amounts of Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Along Shoreline of British Columbia

Trace Amounts of Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Along Shoreline of British Columbia

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have for the first time detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in a seawater sample from the shoreline of North America.

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New Interactive Storm-Surge Map Helps Residents See Potential Flood Risks

New Interactive Storm-Surge Map Helps Residents See Potential Flood Risks

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is testing a new feature that lets people get a look at what kind of damage and storm surges are possible, and using nearby Charleston for the preliminary model.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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