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Officials Seek Public Comment On Beach Renourishment Project, California

Officials Seek Public Comment On Beach Renourishment Project, California

Residents have two weeks left to comment on the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project. In 2011 dollars, the project will cost $84.9 million over the 50-year lifespan.

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A Tribute to Professor Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize, Green Belt Movement Founder

A Tribute to Professor Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize, Green Belt Movement Founder

Kenya’s most recognizable woman, Pr. Wangari Maathai, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for combining environmentalism and social activism. She was the founder of the Green Belt Movement, where over 30 years she mobilized poor women to plant 30 million trees.

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Great White Shark, Studied By Oceans Research

Great White Shark, Studied By Oceans Research

There is no such thing as “swimming beaches” or “surfing beaches.” These are just qualities humans attribute to these areas. All of them are just beaches, all holding the same types of dangers; rip-tides, waves, currents and of course wild animals. Great white sharks are commonly found in near shore locations, and its important again to remind people that the environment does not belong to us selectively for our use.

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Japan finds radiation in rice, more tests planned

Japan finds radiation in rice, more tests planned

Japan is ordering more tests on rice growing near Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, after finding elevated levels of radiation, government officials said Saturday.

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Oil Still Threatens a Cajun Paradise

Oil Still Threatens a Cajun Paradise

More than a year after the BP well was plugged, oil still floats on the surface and moves with the wind, spreading its tentacles to birds and fish and anything else that touches its toxic trail across the sea.

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Huge Ancient Roman Shipyard Unearthed in Italy

Huge Ancient Roman Shipyard Unearthed in Italy

Few Roman Imperial shipyards have been discovered and, if all identification are correct, this would be the largest of its kind in Italy or the Mediterranean.

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Nitrate Levels Rising in Northwestern Pacific Ocean

Nitrate Levels Rising in Northwestern Pacific Ocean

Changes in the ratio of nitrate to phosphorus in the oceans off the coasts of Korea and Japan caused by atmospheric and riverine pollutants may influence the makeup of marine plants and influence marine ecology, according to researchers from Korea and the U. S.

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Approaching the 2011 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum, NASA Animation

Approaching the 2011 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum, NASA Animation

Every year, the frozen Arctic Ocean emerges from winter and thaws under the 24-hour light of the summer sun. Each year is different: sometimes ice retreats from the shores in dramatic fashion and other years have a more gradual melt. 2011 proved to be a year of extreme melt.

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