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Eighty Mile beach, North Western Australia; By Andrew Short

Eighty Mile beach, North Western Australia; By Andrew Short

Eighty Mile beach is one of the three longest beaches in Australia extending for 222 km.

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U.S. Issues New Rules on Offshore Drilling

U.S. Issues New Rules on Offshore Drilling

The rules take effect immediately under emergency rule-making powers.

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Palau, at risk from rising seas, aims to drill for oil

Palau, at risk from rising seas, aims to drill for oil

Many island nations around the world are looking for creative solutions to a pending crisis, predicted boosts in sea level, associated with climate change. Analysts though, question why the World Bank is helping Palau develop fossil fuel resources when the island’s very existence is threatened by the burning of them.

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Savagery without Borders: Whaling: When the sands turns from white to blood red in the bays

Savagery without Borders: Whaling: When the sands turns from white to blood red in the bays

Japanese police have launched a probe after nets on holding pens for dolphins in the coastal town of Taiji were cut during an annual hunt.

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New Plan to Save Mediterranean Ecosystem

New Plan to Save Mediterranean Ecosystem

The Mediterranean Basin is home to nearly half a billion people and visited by more than 220 million tourists each year. The Plan covers 34 countries with numerous different languages, alphabets, cultures and religions.

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Commission hears: 50 Percent of BP Spilled Oil Remains in Gulf

Commission hears: 50 Percent of BP Spilled Oil Remains in Gulf

This remaining fraction, of the total discharge, is a highly durable material that resists further dissipation. Much of it is now buried in marine and coastal sediments.

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Think Atlantic Wind

Think Atlantic Wind

The Atlantic coast has more energy to give via wind than it does from oil or gas.

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Famous Qiantang River Tidal Bore in China

Famous Qiantang River Tidal Bore in China

Tidal bores only occur in an estimated 100 rivers in the world, the largest being on the Quiantag River, and known as “The Silver Dragon”. It can reach a height of 29.2 feet (8.9 meters) and a speed of 25 miles an hour (40 kilometers an hour). It is so dangerous that no one has managed to surf it for more than 11 seconds.

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Experiencing an International Coastal Clean-up Day

Experiencing an International Coastal Clean-up Day

Inspiration is often truly found in the most subtle and inconspicuous ways…

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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The World’s Beaches

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