Coastal Care

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Day: October 19, 2015

Who ‘Owns’ The Beach? (!) In Daytona, Cars, Turtles And Hotels Duke It Out

Who ‘Owns’ The Beach? (!) In Daytona, Cars, Turtles And Hotels Duke It Out

Driving is not permitted on most beaches in Florida. But in Daytona Beach and other communities in Volusia County, it’s a tradition so ingrained that nobody would even talk about banning vehicles on the beach. It was a taboo subject. The thing that brought it up was protecting sea turtles.

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On the Coast, a Warm and Wet Future Unfolds

On the Coast, a Warm and Wet Future Unfolds

Sea level rise is a big deal for North Carolina’s low-lying northeastern corner, one of the most vulnerable coastlines in the nation. About 2,000 square miles of the coastal plain rise one meter or less above sea level.

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Two Degree Celsius Warming Locks in Sea Level Rise for Thousands of Years

Two Degree Celsius Warming Locks in Sea Level Rise for Thousands of Years

A jump in global average temperatures of 1.5°C to 2°C will see the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves and lead to hundreds and even thousands of years of sea level rise, according to new research.The research highlights the moral significance of decisions made now about mitigating climate change.

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Why the Philippines is Being Battered By Yet Another Fearsome Typhoon

Why the Philippines is Being Battered By Yet Another Fearsome Typhoon

The Philippines sits in what scientists call the “warm pool” in the Western Pacific, with nothing between the country and open water.

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A “Fair and Ambitious” Pledge? Not Quite

A “Fair and Ambitious” Pledge? Not Quite

A new study by researchers at MIT and the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo, Norway, has found that pledges by the three largest emitters — the United States, the European Union, and China — leave very little room for the rest of the world to emit.

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