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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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The Last Horse Fishermen

The Last Horse Fishermen

Oostduinkerke on the West Flanders coast, Belgium, is the only place in the world where you will still see the 500-year-old tradition of fishermen trawling for shrimp on horseback.

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Protection of Coastal Marine Ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa

Protection of Coastal Marine Ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa

East Africa’s increasing poverty may call upon adopting different conservation strategies to western models and approaches, in order to integrate efficient coastal management without, inadvertently, alienating Africa’s own people.

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5 Billion Dollar Project to Power US East Coast with Offshore Wind

5 Billion Dollar Project to Power US East Coast with Offshore Wind

Investors led by technology giant Google announced a five billion-dollar project to power the US East Coast with wind from the Atlantic Ocean, in an ambitious bid to spur alternative energy.

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