Coastal Care

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Day: August 21, 2016

Will Cinque Terre turn away tourists?

Will Cinque Terre turn away tourists?

The fishing villages of Cinque Terre, Italy, now rely solely on tourism, but ironically, the only way to preserve them might be to cut the number of visitors by half.

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Officials, residents, researchers look for answers to beach erosion

Officials, residents, researchers look for answers to beach erosion

Lake Michigan water has risen and fallen, like a living, changing organism, but there is little doubt the combination of rising water and manmade structures has created a problem. Soon, there may be plans to stop the devastating effects of beach erosion, but getting to a consensus on what to do and who should pay for immediate and long-term solutions shifts like the sand beneath dozens of structures along the shoreline.

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Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

A year after Sri Lanka launched a mangrove conservation plan, about half of its 37,000 hectares of mangrove forests are in a various stage of revival, officials say.

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Tanzania: Total Plastics Use Ban Plan By Next January Remains

Tanzania: Total Plastics Use Ban Plan By Next January Remains

The government has reiterated that it won’t back down on its decision to ban the use of plastic bags effective January next year.

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Cubans bemoan trashing of island’s beaches

Cubans bemoan trashing of island’s beaches

Litter is a problem virtually everywhere in the world. But the trashing of Cuba’s world-class beaches by beachgoers has become so extreme, that tourists are complaining and Cubans bemoan it as a symptom of something amiss in a nation that’s long cherished cleanliness, order and mutual respect.

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Authorities investigate source of 30km oil spill in Darwin harbor, Australia

Authorities investigate source of 30km oil spill in Darwin harbor, Australia

Environmentalists says the spill could be devastating for the harbour’s mangrove and marine ecosystems and those responsible needed to be found.

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