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Day: September 30, 2016

European Union ratifies landmark climate change deal

European Union ratifies landmark climate change deal

The European Union’s environment ministers on Friday approved the ratification of the landmark Paris climate change pact, paving the way for the agreement to take effect in November.

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Money and sand: will there be enough for New Jersey’s beaches?

Money and sand: will there be enough for New Jersey’s beaches?

Beach replenishment is costly and exacts a heavy toll on the environment, depleting underwater ridges that are home to a broad variety of sea life. Skeptics questioned how the state and Army Corps of Engineers can commit to spending nearly $2 billion in beach replenishment through the mid 21st century.

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Why Paris beach festival could be sand-free in future

Why Paris beach festival could be sand-free in future

The man-made, hugely popular summer Paris-Plages beaches along the Seine River, could be without sand next year, after complaints about the project’s disastrous ecological footprint and allegations that the company delivering the sand had “paid taxes” to Isis.

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High Stakes on the High Seas:  A Call for International Reserves

High Stakes on the High Seas: A Call for International Reserves

Marine protected areas in national waters have proven successful in helping depleted fish stocks to recover. Now, there is growing momentum for the creation of extensive reserves on the high seas as a way of reversing decades of rampant overfishing.

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Hurricane Matthew now a Category 3 storm in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew now a Category 3 storm in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew has strengthened to a Category 3 storm in the Caribbean Sea, according to the Friday morning (Sept. 30) update from the National Hurricane Center. The storm is about 105 miles northeast of Punta Gallinas, Colombia, and 495 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica.

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