Coastal Care

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Day: December 2, 2016

Princess Cruises Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Penalty For ‘Deliberate Pollution’

Princess Cruises Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Penalty For ‘Deliberate Pollution’

The California-based cruise operator, Princess Cruise Lines, will pay a $40 million fine for “deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up,” according to the Department of Justice, which calls it “the largest-ever criminal penalty involving deliberate vessel pollution.”

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Everglades mangroves might hold billion-dollar fix for climate change

Everglades mangroves might hold billion-dollar fix for climate change

The price of fighting climate change in South Florida has so far focused largely on the billions needed to install pumps, raise roads and retrofit the sprawling infrastructure that keeps the region above sea level. But South Florida might already have a valuable weapon that for ages has been sucking up carbon and keeping the planet cool: mangrove wetlands in the Everglades.

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Joy as China shelves plans to dam ‘angry river’

Joy as China shelves plans to dam ‘angry river’

Environmentalists in China are celebrating after controversial plans to build a series of giant hydroelectric dams on the country’s last free-flowing river were shelved.

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