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Great Barrier Reef enters crucial period in coral bleaching

Great Barrier Reef enters crucial period in coral bleaching

Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef is facing a critical period of heat stress over the coming weeks following the most widespread coral bleaching the natural wonder has ever endured.

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This winter in Europe was hottest on record by far, say scientists

This winter in Europe was hottest on record by far, say scientists

This winter has been by far the hottest recorded in Europe, scientists have announced, with the climate crisis likely to have supercharged the heat. The EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) data dates back to 1855.

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Sea level rise impacts to Canaveral sea turtle nests will be substantial

Sea level rise impacts to Canaveral sea turtle nests will be substantial

Sea level rise and hurricanes are a threat to sea turtle nesting habitat along national seashores in the Southeast, but a new study predicts the greatest impact to turtles will be at Canaveral National Seashore.

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As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamed

As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamed

Both the Myanmar government and the company whose ships do the dredging in Chaungzon, deny the dredging is causing exacerbated erosion, as local farmers and politicians worry.

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Ocean oddities: ghost ships

Ocean oddities: ghost ships

As long as a boat stays afloat, it can still keep moving, even if there is no one onboard. For vessels abandoned at sea, currents and winds become captain and crew. With that endless kinetic energy to drive them, and a vast, often empty ocean to roam, the ghost ships may eerily sail on indefinitely.

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Half of the world’s beaches could disappear by the end of the century, study finds

Half of the world’s beaches could disappear by the end of the century, study finds

Climate change poses an existential threat to the world’s sandy beaches, and that as many as half of them could disappear by the end of the century, a new study has found. The study was published Monday in the scientific Journal Nature Climate Change and was conducted by scientists from the European Commission’s Joint Research Center, as well as universities in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands.

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A mini-Mississippi river may help save Louisiana’s vanishing coast

A mini-Mississippi river may help save Louisiana’s vanishing coast

A scale model of a bend in the river in Louisiana, painstakingly recreated at 1/65th scale, right down to the simulated sand. The model is one of the most striking parts of an ambitious project to rebuild Louisiana’s vanishing coast.

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Weligama, Sri Lanka – II; By Steve McCurry

Weligama, Sri Lanka – II; By Steve McCurry

In celebration of Coastal Care’s 10 Year Anniversary, we are republishing an acclaimed selection of the most popular Photo Of the Month contributions of the decade.

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The Greek islands and their beaches; By Gary Griggs

The Greek islands and their beaches; By Gary Griggs

The Eastern Mediterranean, including dozens of Greek islands, have a complex geologic history. This area has been the site of both a primitive ocean that existed 250 million years ago that preceded the present day Mediterranean Sea, and also an area where several very large tectonic plates have been converging for eons.

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