Coastal Care

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California’s Pacific Coast Highway is falling into the ocean. Is this the end of the road for one of America’s most scenic drives?

California’s Pacific Coast Highway is falling into the ocean. Is this the end of the road for one of America’s most scenic drives?

The PCH’s days are numbered, Griggs said. It’s “inevitable” one day the fixes and repairs won’t be enough or will be too costly to save the highway.

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Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium

Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that underpins the Gulf Stream, the weather system that brings warm and mild weather to Europe, is at its weakest in more than a millennium, and climate breakdown is the probable cause…

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How whales help cool the Earth

How whales help cool the Earth

…restoring whale populations to their pre-whaling numbers could be an important tool in tackling climate change…

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Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Some are now innovating in microplastic extraction, providing the basis for a touch of cautious optimism. Here is a look at several examples of what is being done…

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Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

A powerful earthquake that hit Japan on Saturday was an aftershock of the devastating 9.0 magnitude quake that struck the same area almost 10 years ago…

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Massive Coral Colony Found in American Samoa

Massive Coral Colony Found in American Samoa

Researchers with NOAA and several other agencies found the massive oval-shaped colony during a monitoring survey in the waters around Ta’u Island, known for large coral colonies.

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How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

There are few places in the world as beautiful, or as vulnerable as the Outer Islands of Seychelles.

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How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

The once-popular Kuta and Jimbaran beaches are now deserted and strewn with washed-up bottles, bags and plastic, leaving them looking more like a tip than an idyllic tourist destination.

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Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Two major November hurricanes slammed into the same part of Nicaraguan coast, laying waste to the Miskito village of Haulover. Faced with a future of intensifying storms, the residents must now consider whether to abandon their way of life by the ocean and move inland.

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