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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark

Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark

A sand sculpture on marine conservation, a 20-feet high sculpture “Save the Ocean” created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held in Copenhagen.

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Inside Climate Change and Our World’s Beaches with Dr. Orrin Pilkey

Inside Climate Change and Our World’s Beaches with Dr. Orrin Pilkey

There is a vivid and glorious history of writing about the environment, ecology and the world around us… The fact is that these books continue to be important not only for armchair scientists but for the rest of us to contemplate our place in this tense, fragile world. Dr. Orrin H. Pilkey offers two decidedly different takes on the genre in his latest works…

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Army Corps Set to Begin Dune Restoration Project in Willapa Bay

Army Corps Set to Begin Dune Restoration Project in Willapa Bay

In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve coastal habitat for a threatened species, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay.

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A Robotic Albatross?

A Robotic Albatross?

Oceanographer Phil Richardson formally retired in 1999, but that hardly diminished his passion and curiosity. He combined his scientific knowledge with longstanding interests in sailing and flying to show how albatrosses elegantly take advantage of winds and waves to fly long distances over the open ocean without flapping their wings…

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Peace Camp and Nowhere Island

Peace Camp and Nowhere Island

Peace Camp, from director Deborah Warner and actor Fiona Shaw, and Nowhereisland, by artist Alex Hartley, are, in their different ways, about tracing and animating the British coastline. They aim to bring art to the extremes of the land, where it rarely reaches, just as that great gathering of nations, the Olympics, begins.

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Reef fishes of the Coral Triangle: in pictures

Reef fishes of the Coral Triangle: in pictures

A new book, Reef Fishes of the East Indies, is the culmination of a combined 60 years’ work to document the biodiversity of the hugely diverse coastal waters of the region. The book has been written to engender an appreciation of the region’s amazing biodiversity and the urgent need to conserve it for the benefit of future generations.

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Coastal Populations Are Healthier Than Those Inland, UK Study Finds

Coastal Populations Are Healthier Than Those Inland, UK Study Finds

A new study from the European Centre for Environment & Human Health, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, has revealed that people living near the coast tend to have better health than those living inland.

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