Coastal Care

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Day: December 22, 2016

Researchers estimate 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter Great Lakes every year

Researchers estimate 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter Great Lakes every year

A new study that inventories and tracks high concentrations of plastic in the Great Lakes could help inform cleanup efforts and target pollution prevention. Researchers found that nearly 10,000 metric tons — or 22 million pounds — of plastic debris enter the Great Lakes every year from the United States and Canada.

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Investing in fisheries management improves fish populations

Investing in fisheries management improves fish populations

Successful fisheries management can be best achieved by implementing and enforcing science-based catch or effort limits, research shows.

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The Deepwater Horizon aftermath

The Deepwater Horizon aftermath

Researchers have analyzed 125 compounds from oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico to determine their longevity at different contamination.

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If an Asteroid Hits the Ocean, Does It Make a Tsunami?

If an Asteroid Hits the Ocean, Does It Make a Tsunami?

If an asteroid hits one of our oceans — water makes up for 70 percent of our planet’s surface and is therefore a more likely scenario — the scope of the impact is poorly understood.

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Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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