Coastal Care

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Shoreline lessons – how beach trips boost learning

Shoreline lessons – how beach trips boost learning

For the past five years, Beach Schools South West has been travelling all over Devon, UK, to enable children of all backgrounds to experience outdoor learning.

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Columbia Teen, NASA Partner In Mangrove Project: Report

Columbia Teen, NASA Partner In Mangrove Project: Report

A high school sophomore student has developed what might be the world’s first satellite-based early warning system to determine where mangroves are threatened. The work incorporates data from four satellites on mangrove growth and loss, rainfall, agriculture, and urban growth.

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Tourists return sand and rock to Iceland with apology note

Tourists return sand and rock to Iceland with apology note

A mother and her 11-year-old daughter felt so bad after they took home some sand and a pebble from Reynisfjara beach on the South Coast of Iceland – which is said to be the most impressive black sand beach in Iceland – they sent them back to the country through the postal service.

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What happens to marine wildlife during hurricanes?

What happens to marine wildlife during hurricanes?

Hurricanes are incredibly powerful storms that wreak havoc on marine and coastal ecosystems as they work their way from deeper water toward land. The force of the storm churns up water, mixing warmer water at the surface with cooler water from farther down the water column. In all this churning, what happens to the wildlife living in the storm-tossed waters?

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See How the View of Earth From Space Has Changed Over 21 Years

See How the View of Earth From Space Has Changed Over 21 Years

In honor of Earth Day 2017, TIME partnered with scientists at the Environmental Defense Fund to create a never-before-seen animation of 21 years of nighttime imagery of the Earth.

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Kerguelen Islands

Kerguelen Islands

The islands are so remote and the landscape so harsh that they have also been called the “Desolation Islands.”

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Images reveal the stunning pink beaches around the world

Images reveal the stunning pink beaches around the world

There are a few destinations around the world where the beaches actually have a subtle shade of pink. The phenomenon is not caused by pollution or a trick of the light but rather, a micro-organism known as foraminifera.

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How surf lessons help deprived children in South Africa

How surf lessons help deprived children in South Africa

Some of Cape Town’s more famous waves have been commandeered to facilitate a new community health project that uses the therapeutic benefits of surfing to help children who live in townships and who have been traumatised by violence, poverty and drugs.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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The World’s Beaches

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