Coastal Care

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Philippines: Artificial white sandy beach could spell eco disaster

Philippines: Artificial white sandy beach could spell eco disaster

An artificial beach strip in Manila Bay has environmentalists up in arms. Scientists warn its dolomite sand could harm people’s health and marine wildlife.

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Australia: Rescuers save 100 whales after mass stranding

Australia: Rescuers save 100 whales after mass stranding

The pilot whales got stuck in shallow waters on the west coast of Tasmania during the country’s largest-ever recorded stranding. Rescuers were not able to save all 470 of the marine mammals.

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Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

Road to the Vendée Globe #6 – Many of the skippers in the IMOCA class are men and women who when competing in the various events in the circuit and in particular in the forthcoming Vendée Globe (which starts on 8th November), are committed to adding that extra something to their project by conveying messages around a range of subjects.

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The New World Order Series – Coca Cola; By ©1011

The New World Order Series – Coca Cola; By ©1011

The New World Order Series – Coca Cola, March 2020; By ©1011 Plastic fragments collected on the beach, Terrigal (New…

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Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Most readers probably have heard of Mackinac Island, either for its strategic place in early American history, or as today’s high-end resort. In contrast, lesser known Beaver Island has a more colorful history.

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How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

Not far from Santa Catalina Island, in an ocean shared by divers and fishermen, kelp forests and whales, David Valentine decoded unusual signals underwater that gave him chills.

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Zeta leaves at least 6 dead and nearly 2 million without power

Zeta leaves at least 6 dead and nearly 2 million without power

Zeta has killed at least six people after bringing high winds, heavy rain and up to 10 feet of storm surge in some areas. The storm struck southeastern Louisiana as a powerful Category 2 hurricane on Wednesday, leaving millions without power along the Gulf Coast.

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Why cracking down on the shark fin trade may be easier than we thought

Why cracking down on the shark fin trade may be easier than we thought

Many shark fins used in a traditional Asian delicacy come from the coastal waters of just a handful of countries. The finding upends conventional notions—and could make this conservation challenge easier to tackle.

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Massive coral reef taller than the Empire State Building found off Australian coast

Massive coral reef taller than the Empire State Building found off Australian coast

During a 12-month exploration of the ocean around Australia, scientists last week discovered an enormous detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef — the first to be discovered in over 120 years.

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