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How High Will Seas Rise? Get Ready for Seven Feet

How High Will Seas Rise? Get Ready for Seven Feet

As governments, businesses, and homeowners plan for the future, they should assume that the world’s oceans will rise by at least two meters, roughly seven feet, this century. But far too few agencies or individuals are preparing for the inevitable increase in sea level that will take place as polar ice sheets melt.

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Coastal Resilience

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Coastal Resilience

With oil continuing to spill into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Deepwater Horizon platform, Andrew Cooper reflects on natural and man-made crises, environmental threats and issues of coastal risk and resilience.

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PSDS: Gulf Spill Recon Flight

PSDS: Gulf Spill Recon Flight

Latest images from May 18th courtesy of WCU Program For the Study of Developed Shorelines.

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Me and you three; 2 years, 4 artists, 8 beaches

The exhibition showcases works by 4 island of Wight’s artists: Judes Crow, Annik Cullinane, Mary Flynn & Gerry Price. For the past 2 years these artists have made joint monthly visits to 8 island beaches.The result is an eclectic exhibition made cohesive by linking the marine environment to humanity.

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MRSA: Bad Boy Bacteria; By Sharlene Pilkey

MRSA: Bad Boy Bacteria; By Sharlene Pilkey

It used to be swimmers ear, (otis exterma,) and then it was swimmers itch (cercarial dermatitis) if you went to the beach, everybody got it at one time or another, but now there is a new bully bacteria hiding on supposedly pristine beaches world-wide.

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THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS is the largest Integrated Project funded by the European Commission (6,530,000 €) and consists of 31 partner institutes. The project will develop during the next four years a systematic approach to deliver both a low-risk coast for human use and healthy coastal habitats for evolving coastal zones subjected to multiple factors.

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Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

The sand mining company Unimin is calling for large areas of Stradbroke Island off Brisbane to be declared national park as soon as possible.

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BP Ordered to Use Less Toxic Chemicals in Oil Cleanup

BP Ordered to Use Less Toxic Chemicals in Oil Cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered BP to use a less toxic chemical dispersants to break up the oil spill.

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As Oil Begins Clogging Marshes, BP Admits Leak Bigger Than It Said

As Oil Begins Clogging Marshes, BP Admits Leak Bigger Than It Said

BP conceded today that more oil than it estimated is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico as heavy crude washed into Louisiana’s wetlands for the first time, feeding worries and uncertainty about the massive month-long spill.

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