Coastal Care

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Day: February 20, 2018

Industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics, Swedish study shows

Industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics, Swedish study shows

Millions of plastic pellets are leaking out into the environment from a manufacturing site in Stenungsund, according to a new Swedish study. Despite several international and national sets of regulatory frameworks, the leaking continues.

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This Sardinian Town May Ban Towels to Save Popular Beach

This Sardinian Town May Ban Towels to Save Popular Beach

La Pelosa-one of the Italian island’s more popular beaches—might be banning towels and large beach bags to preserve its sand dunes. The announcement was made earlier this week by Mayor Antonio Diana, who plans to enact strict measures to save the beach.

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Scientists race to explore Antarctic marine life revealed by giant iceberg

Scientists race to explore Antarctic marine life revealed by giant iceberg

British Antarctic Survey is trying to reach a newly revealed ecosystem that had been hidden for 120,000 years below the Larsen C ice shelf. Scientists say it is a race against time to explore these new ecosystems before they are transformed by exposure to the light.

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