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Doubts Persist on Gulf Sand Barriers

Doubts Persist on Gulf Sand Barriers

Skepticism runs high regarding the berms’ effectiveness to date, as they have only collected about 1,000 barrels of oil, a tiny fraction of the five million barrels that spilled from the Deepwater Horizon well.

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The Wrecking Season

The Wrecking Season

This film follows playwright, beachcomber and lobsterman Nick Darke, onto the beach during one stormy winter and records all his discoveries, tracing everything he finds along the coastline back to its source, via the telephone and the internet.

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Measuring sea-level rise in the Falklands, 19th-Century Benchmarks Reveal

Measuring sea-level rise in the Falklands, 19th-Century Benchmarks Reveal

Sea levels around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic have risen since the mid nineteenth century and the rate of sea-level rise has accelerated over recent decades.

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India Creates a National Green Tribunal to Try Environmental Cases

India Creates a National Green Tribunal to Try Environmental Cases

It is the third country to set up a separate judiciary for environmental cases, after Australia and New Zealand.

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PBS Kids to Launch New Web-Based Series About Sustainability

PBS Kids to Launch New Web-Based Series About Sustainability

The Story of Stuff’s founder teams up with PBS KIDS to launch a new web-based series about sustainability. The goal is that as kids look at objects and activities in their daily life, they will begin asking: Where does it come from? What is it made of? What happens to it when it’s thrown away?

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Underwater Robot to Explore Antarctic Ice Shelf

Underwater Robot to Explore Antarctic Ice Shelf

Ice shelves are floating platforms of ice that cover almost half of Antarctica’s coastline. Until recently, scientists have had limited ability to access ice-covered waters, and the research team’s use of a high-tech robot aims to change that.

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Scientists lower Gulf health grade

Scientists lower Gulf health grade

Damage to the Gulf of Mexico can be measured more in increments than extinctions.

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Sand Color Palette

Sand Color Palette

Most beach sand color ranges from pale cream to golden to caramel, but in select places around the world, sand can be red, pink, orange, chocolate, gold, purple, green, or black.

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The First Animated Beach Drawing Film

The First Animated Beach Drawing Film

“An idea is like a seed, if you feed it then it may grow. It took four hours to make and lived only for the time of the tides.” Jamie Wardley, Finn Varney and 15 Yorkshire artists have collaborated to make the first animated beach sand drawing at Filey, North Yorkshire.

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