Coastal Care

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Day: March 9, 2016

Fraser Island tourism is proof Straddie will survive sand mining exit

Fraser Island tourism is proof Straddie will survive sand mining exit

Former Australian’s prime minister Malcolm Fraser, began the process of ending sand mining on Fraser Island in 1976, which finally succeeded in 1996 when the island was listed as a World Heritage site.

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Nansen Breaking Up with Antarctica

Nansen Breaking Up with Antarctica

A floating shelf of ice attached to the coast of Antarctica appears ready to shed an iceberg into the Southern Ocean. Over the course of two years, a small crack grew large enough to spread across nearly the entire width of the Nansen Ice Shelf.

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The sea-nomad children who see like dolphins

The sea-nomad children who see like dolphins

Deep in the island archipelagos on the Andaman Sea, and along the west coast of Thailand live small tribes called the Moken people, also known as sea-nomads. Their children spend much of their day in the sea, diving for food. Unlike most people, the children see with total clarity beneath the waves – how do they do it, and might their talent be learned?

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Fukushima Site Still Leaking After Five Years, Research Shows

Fukushima Site Still Leaking After Five Years, Research Shows

Five years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, study shows levels of radioactive forms of cesium in the ocean off Japan are thousands of times lower than during the peak releases in 2011, however, analysis of cesium and strontium indicate releases from the plant are not yet “under control,” a statement that has been used by the Japanese government to describe the situation when levels are below regulatory limits.

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