Coastal Care

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Day: October 24, 2016

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high: UN

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high: UN

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has passed an ominous milestone, ushering the planet into “a new era” of climate change, the UN said Monday.

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Erosion impact: Rushikonda Beach records lowest footfalls in decades

Erosion impact: Rushikonda Beach records lowest footfalls in decades

For the first time in several decades, the number of tourists coming to Rushikonda Beach in Visakhapatnam, one of the busiest beaches on the coast of Bay of Bengal, has come down drastically. The reason: beach erosion.

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World Must Tackle the Biggest Killer of Whales – and it’s not Whaling

World Must Tackle the Biggest Killer of Whales – and it’s not Whaling

It is scarcely believable but accidental entanglement in fishing gear – or bycatch – kills over 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises, every year. And that’s a conservative estimate based on data from 2008. No one knows the real figure but it far outstrips the less than 2,000 whales that are deliberately hunted and killed for commercial purposes each year.

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Impact of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five years later

Impact of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five years later

Five years ago, the largest single release of human-made radioactive discharge to the marine environment resulted from an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. A new study explores the environmental consequences in the marine environment of the accident.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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