Coastal Care

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Day: October 16, 2015

More Than $1B Spent Replenishing N.J. Beaches Over Past 30 Years

More Than $1B Spent Replenishing N.J. Beaches Over Past 30 Years

More than $1 billion has been spent on beach replenishment efforts in New Jersey over the last three decades. That money has paid for the placement of roughly 120 million cubic yards of sand on the state’s beaches, an amount that could fill a typical dump truck 12 million times.

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Water May Erase These Pacific Islands but Not the Culture

Water May Erase These Pacific Islands but Not the Culture

Mother Ocean isn’t the heart of providence the people have always known. She is beginning to show a different face, a menacing one of encroaching tides and battering waves. I-Kiribati now live with the reality of marawa rising…

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Will Tidal and Wave Energy Ever Live Up to Their Potential?

Will Tidal and Wave Energy Ever Live Up to Their Potential?

As solar and wind power grow, another renewable energy source with vast potential — the power of tides and waves — continues to lag far behind. But progress is now being made as governments and the private sector step up efforts to bring marine energy into the mainstream.

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Ocean Protection Is Gaining Momentum

Ocean Protection Is Gaining Momentum

Extraordinary progress in the past decade has brought 1.6 percent of the world’s ocean to a category of ‘strongly protected,’ researchers say in a new analysis. International policy agreements call for protection of 10 percent of coastal and marine areas by 2020, while some conservation organizations and most scientists say 20-50 percent of ocean protection is needed.

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