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Coastal Storms Have Long-Reaching Effects, Study Says

Coastal Storms Have Long-Reaching Effects, Study Says

Coastal storms are known to cause serious damage along the shoreline, but they also cause significant disruption of the deep-sea ecosystem as well, according to a study of extreme coastal storms in the Western Mediterranean.

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Tropical Cyclone Funso

Tropical Cyclone Funso

Tropical Cyclone Funso is now a dangerous Category 4 cyclone in the Mozambique Channel, moving southward between Mozambique on the African mainland and the island nation of Madagascar.

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Farming is Key to Meeting Environmental Challenges

Farming is Key to Meeting Environmental Challenges

Agriculture is part of the solution to the world’s environmental challenge and must play a key role at next June’s Rio summit on sustainable development…

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Reuse Plastic Bottles: Tips

Reuse Plastic Bottles: Tips

Plastic grocery bags and plastic water bottles, those disposable environmental nightmares, have become iconic in the current green revolution. And even those of us who refuse to buy them, somehow seem to find ourselves in possession of these landfill disasters.

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Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Known to Venetians as the acqua alta, or “high water,” flooding driven by high tides submerges the lowest 14 percent of the Italian destination four times a year, on average. And it’s only getting worse.

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Ninety Whales Stranded on New Zealand Beach

Ninety Whales Stranded on New Zealand Beach

A pod of 90 pilot whales beached themselves at the top of New Zealand’s South island Monday in the same area where seven whales died in a mass stranding earlier this month, officials said.

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China’s Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Under Threat

China’s Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Under Threat

As China welcomes the year of the dragon, with more influence than ever on the world’s climate and resources, a look at the environmental stories that made the news over the past 12 months. Amongst several environmental concerns and although efforts have been made in the past few years, China’s coastal biodiversity is under threat from intensive coastal exploration and land-based pollution.

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NOAA Designates Additional Critical Habitat for Sea Turtles off West Coast

NOAA Designates Additional Critical Habitat for Sea Turtles off West Coast

NOAA announced the designation of additional critical habitat to provide protection for endangered leatherback sea turtles along the U.S. West Coast. NOAA is designating 41,914 square miles of marine habitat in the Pacific Ocean off the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington.

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Fukushima’s Impact on the Ocean and Marine Sediments

Fukushima’s Impact on the Ocean and Marine Sediments

The release of radioactivity from Fukushima, both as atmospheric fallout and direct discharges to the ocean, represent the largest accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history, and concerns remain high as radiation accumulates in marine sediments.

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