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Luxury homes in Australia are falling into the ocean due to coastal erosion

Luxury homes in Australia are falling into the ocean due to coastal erosion

In a coastal neighborhood in Australia’s New South Wales state, luxury beachfront homes are in danger of collapsing into the ocean.

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Civil war didn’t hurt this Sri Lankan mangrove forest, but shrimp farming might

Civil war didn’t hurt this Sri Lankan mangrove forest, but shrimp farming might

More than a decade after the end of the civil war, the ecology of the picturesque nature reserve on Vidattaltivu coastal belt in Sri Lanka’s north, is under threat: there are plans to set up a shrimp aquaculture park here, which environmentalists have blasted as “environmental suicide…”

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Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts

Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts

Melting Arctic sea ice could cause starvation and reproductive failure for many as early as 2040, scientists warn.

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Seas quieted by pandemic could reduce stress, improve health in whales

Seas quieted by pandemic could reduce stress, improve health in whales

Scientists have a rare chance to study a marine world largely free of humans and their noisy machines.

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Could Colombia’s Escobar escaped hippos help the environment?

Could Colombia’s Escobar escaped hippos help the environment?

When drug lord Pablo Escobar was killed more than 25 years, the Colombian government took control of his luxurious estate in northwestern Colombia, including his personal zoo. The hippos have escaped Escobar’s former ranch and moved into Colombia’s main river, the Magdelena.

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See Photos of the Most Crowded Island on Earth

See Photos of the Most Crowded Island on Earth

When photographer Charlie Cordero first learned of Santa Cruz Del Islote, a tiny, densely populated island a two-hour boat ride off the coast of Colombia from Cartagena, he was captivated.

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How we learned more about dangerous pollutants in Lagos lagoon

How we learned more about dangerous pollutants in Lagos lagoon

Lagos lagoon is the largest of four lagoon systems off the Gulf of Guinea. Unfortunately, the lagoon receives enormous amounts of largely untreated industrial and other wastes. Lagos State accounts for most of the country’s industries and is home to an estimated 20 million people.

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Climate change could make toxic algal blooms in our oceans more deadly

Climate change could make toxic algal blooms in our oceans more deadly

Late spring and early summer in California bring thousands of marine mammals to the state’s beaches, as groups of California sea lions, elephant seals and harbor seals give birth along the shore. But toxic algal blooms are increasingly poisoning these marine mammals.

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Audubon files lawsuit to protect coastal areas from sand mining

Audubon files lawsuit to protect coastal areas from sand mining

A lawsuit was filed filed against the Trump administration to defend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) against Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt’s unlawful ‘Excavation Rule,’ which allows taxpayer money to be used for dredging sand from protected coastal areas…

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