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Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

The 2010 BP Oil Spill had significant psychological impact on people living in coastal communities, even in those areas that did not have direct oil exposure, according to researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who worked in collaboration with the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

Rising sea levels could threaten an average of 9 percent of the land within 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100, according to new research led by University of Arizona scientists.

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If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer

If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer

A new research, from the University of Washington, shows that even if all emissions were stopped now, temperatures would remain higher than pre-Industrial Revolution levels because the greenhouse gases already emitted are likely to persist in the atmosphere for thousands of years.

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No sand mining in fishing areas, India

No sand mining in fishing areas, India

The State government cancelled all the sand mining leases in in coastal areas and would not be giving out new licences.

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Jetties Blamed For Beach Erosion, Montauk NY

Jetties Blamed For Beach Erosion, Montauk NY

The next winter storm is threatening to wash away beach-side homes in Montauk. Concerned residents, however, are not blaming Mother Nature, but rather jetties built by the Army Corps of Engineers about 20 years ago.

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Raised Awareness on Illegal Sand Mining, St Kitts

Raised Awareness on Illegal Sand Mining, St Kitts

Illegal sand mining across St. Kitts, has become more pronounced with the boom in the construction industry. As a result, several problems have arisen and it became necessary, as a means of deterrence, to educate the general public on the negative effects of the unlawful activity.

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Federal report suggests Gulf oil spill beach cleanup is about over

Federal report suggests Gulf oil spill beach cleanup is about over

Federal officials released a report Friday that suggests cleanup operations have removed as much oil as is practical from most shorelines in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana. “Environmental impacts of remnant oil found on or near beaches after cleanup operations are relatively minor,” reads the report. At least one researcher questioned the Coast Guard’s report.

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Whole coastline of Namibia is designated a national park

Whole coastline of Namibia is designated a national park

Namibia has become what is thought to be the first country to designate its entire coastline a national park. Namibia designates its entire 976-mile coastline a national park, consolidating several existing preserves into the 26.6 million-acre Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park.

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Artist and scientist make a natural pair: united, they are an educational force

Artist and scientist make a natural pair: united, they are an educational force

World-renowned coastal geologist Orrin H. Pilkey and artist Mary Edna Fraser, an internationally recognized master of the textile art of batik, bring an understanding of coastal geology and global change to the public in a way that is scientifically astute and visually intriguing.

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