Coastal Care

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Day: January 15, 2016

Fairhope continues to fight beach erosion, AL

Fairhope continues to fight beach erosion, AL

After a major beach replenishment effort in 2014, the city of Fairhope continues to fight erosion problems. The beach near the Pier Street boat ramp is losing about 10 percent of its sand each year. For the second year in a row, tons of sand have been lost at the public beach south of Pier Street. It’s an ongoing battle with Mother Nature.

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NOAA-led research identifies areas of global ocean most vulnerable to ocean acidification

NOAA-led research identifies areas of global ocean most vulnerable to ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is caused by humankind’s release of carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere. Excess carbon dioxide enters the ocean, reacts with water, decreases ocean pH and lowers carbonate ion concentrations, making waters more corrosive to marine species

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