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Ocean Acidification Rate May Be Unprecedented

Ocean Acidification Rate May Be Unprecedented

The world’s oceans may be turning acidic faster today from human carbon emissions than they did during four major extinctions in the last 300 million years, when natural pulses of carbon sent global temperatures soaring…

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Rising Seas To Have Uneven Consequences For California Beach Towns

Rising Seas To Have Uneven Consequences For California Beach Towns

There will be winners and there will be losers as Southern California beaches erode unevenly in response to rising sea levels over the next century, according to a new study. Using models to project how climate change would alter the width of the sand, attendance and visitor spending at 51 public beaches in Los Angeles and OC counties, a team of researchers examined the physical and economic effects of permanent beach loss…

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Artists and Scientists to Study L’Île de la Passion

Artists and Scientists to Study L’Île de la Passion

Twenty artists and scientists from eight countries set sail Thursday for L’ Île de la Passion, or Clipperton Island, an isolated French atoll off Mexico’s Pacific coast, to investigate effects of climate change and the island’s history…

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Isles Bay Beach, Montserrat; Katie Peek & Robert Young

Isles Bay Beach, Montserrat; Katie Peek & Robert Young

Isles Bay Beach is a small, embayed beach located on the western side of the Caribbean Island of Montserrat. This mountainous island is a British oversees territory, less than 20 square miles in area and dominated primarily by the Soufriere Hill Volcano.

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So grand, So Gentle: Wind Technology in Tune With the Natural World

So grand, So Gentle: Wind Technology in Tune With the Natural World

The offshore wind turbines in the Thanet field, look like monuments to optimism, common sense and human daring…

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Floods in Northwestern Tunisia

Floods in Northwestern Tunisia

A combination of melting snow, overflowing rivers, and heavy rains flooded parts of coastal northwestern Tunisia.

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1-5 Percent of Tsunami Debris Could Reach N. America

1-5 Percent of Tsunami Debris Could Reach N. America

Ocean current expert plans to discuss Tuesday at a news conference, latest estimates for where the 3 to 4 million tons of debris dragged into the ocean by last year tsunami in Japan, is and when it may wash ashore. 20 million to 25 million tons of debris was generated altogether, including what was left on land.

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Cradle of Flames

Cradle of Flames

We may tend to view fires as the bane of cities and wilderness areas, but they actually play an integral part in the evolution and ecology of the world’s “Mediterranean-type climate” regions: dry, temperate coastlands, that cradle and nurture world cities such as Los Angeles, Santiago, Cape Town, Perth and Athens.

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