Coastal Care

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Day: February 10, 2017

Warm Pacific water blamed for vast seabird die-off

Warm Pacific water blamed for vast seabird die-off

A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they eat.

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Illegal sand mining uprooted 25 trees at Nandgaon beach, says NGO

Illegal sand mining uprooted 25 trees at Nandgaon beach, says NGO

The impact of illegal sand mining is being felt at Raigad district in Maharashtra, as NGO Awaaz Foundation identified 25 trees uprooted by alleged mechanical dredging at Nandgaon beach.

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Sandbags remain hard problem to solve along N.C. coast

Sandbags remain hard problem to solve along N.C. coast

Make an earnest effort to remove the sandbags from your beach. Under state law, sandbags are only supposed to stay on the beach for a two- to five-year window.

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Families beg for closure of N.J. beach where 3 died after sand gave way

Families beg for closure of N.J. beach where 3 died after sand gave way

Relatives of three people who died when the sand at a New Jersey beach gave way beneath their feet begged a judge to permanently close the beach, saying it’s only a matter of time before someone else dies there.

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More than 400 whales beach themselves in New Zealand

More than 400 whales beach themselves in New Zealand

New Zealand volunteers formed a human chain in the water at a remote beach on Friday as they raced to save dozens of whales after more than 400 of the creatures beached themselves in one of the worst whale strandings in the nation’s history.

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