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Surf’s Up, An Art Exhibition

Surf’s Up, An Art Exhibition

Surf’s Up, an exhibition focusing on the art inspired by surfing July 22- September 25th, 2011 at the Palos Verdes Art Center’s. The common thread that runs through this exhibit is that most of the artists are inspired by their respect for the sheer power and energy of a wave.

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Oil pollution in Niger Delta: Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Report; Unep

Oil pollution in Niger Delta: Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Report; Unep

A report by the UN Environment Programme, which carried out a 14-month assessment of pollution from over 50 years of oil operations in Ogoniland – Niger Delta region, has found widespread and devastating oil pollution that may require the world’s biggest ever clean-up, that could take 20-30 years. The UNEP also called for the oil industry and the Nigerian government to contribute $1 billion to a clean-up fund for the region to properly address this “tragic legacy.”

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Shoreline Changes And Associated Coastal Land Loss Along The U.S. Gulf Of Mexico

Shoreline Changes And Associated Coastal Land Loss Along The U.S. Gulf Of Mexico

Beach erosion is a chronic problem along most open- ocean shores of the United States. As coastal populations continue to grow and community infrastructures are threatened by erosion, there is increased demand for accurate information regarding past and present trends and rates of shoreline movement. A USGS report.

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Slowing climate change by targeting gases other than carbon dioxide

Slowing climate change by targeting gases other than carbon dioxide

A new study, conducted by NOAA scientists, shows that even if carbon dioxide remains the undisputed king of recent climate change, other greenhouse gases measurably contribute to the problem, and there are short-term opportunities to influence the trajectory of climate change.

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Ban turtle eggs trade in Malaysia: WWF

Ban turtle eggs trade in Malaysia: WWF

Sea turtles once arrived in their thousands to lay eggs on Malaysian beaches, but are now increasingly rare due to poaching and coastal development.

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Ice-shelf collapse from subsurface warming as a trigger for Heinrich events.

Ice-shelf collapse from subsurface warming as a trigger for Heinrich events.

An analysis of prehistoric “Heinrich events”creating mass discharges of icebergs into the North Atlantic Ocean, make it clear that very small amounts of subsurface warming of water can trigger a rapid collapse of ice shelves, scientists say.

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Ancient Tides Quite Different From Today

Ancient Tides Quite Different From Today

Geological forces that act over hundreds to millions of years, such as plate tectonics, ice ages, land uplift, erosion and sedimentation, have caused the tides, generally thought to be one of the most predictable forces on Earth, to vary wildly throughout history, according to a new study.

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Run Over Accident On Florida Beach

Run Over Accident On Florida Beach

One of the reason why driving on the beach should not be permitted…

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Island of Kish, Iran and Majuro Children, Marschall Islands; By Mark Edward Harris

Island of Kish, Iran and Majuro Children, Marschall Islands; By Mark Edward Harris

Island of Kish, Iran and Majuro Children, Marshall Islands, are two featured photographs by Mark Edward Harris.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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