Coastal Care

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Archaeologists Reveal the Vasco da Gama Shipwreck, Video

Archaeologists Reveal the Vasco da Gama Shipwreck, Video

Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to locate and excavate the earliest known shipwreck from Europe’s Golden Age of Exploration – the Vasco da Gama’s ships lost at sea in 1503 off the coast of present-day Oman.

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Albino Whale ‘Gallon of Milk’ Spotted off Mexico

Albino Whale ‘Gallon of Milk’ Spotted off Mexico

An annual whale census off the Pacific coast of Mexico turned up a welcome sight: the albino whale known as “Gallon of Milk,” a female gray whale not seen since 2009.

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Lessons From The Sand ; By Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey

Lessons From The Sand ; By Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. A book by Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey.

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Blooms off Both North American Coasts

Blooms off Both North American Coasts

Phytoplankton are to the ocean what grasses and other ground cover are to land: the primary producers, the basic food source and carbon recycler for the rest of the environment. Algae and other forms of phytoplankton are floating, plant-like organisms that soak up sunshine, sponge up nutrients, and create their own food (energy).

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My Generation Does Give a Damn About Climate Change, Says 14-year-old Activist

My Generation Does Give a Damn About Climate Change, Says 14-year-old Activist

14-year-old activist explains why young people are not afraid to take on the fossil fuel industry.

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Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

One of the most amazing sights in Antarctica is its stunning blue ice, rippling like a frozen sea. Antarctica is the only place on Earth with these incredible stretches of blue ice.

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Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

MTV News spoke to the lead sand sculptor and master instructor at Beach Sand Sculptures company, at Hangout Music Festival, where him and his team were hard at work constructing a fancy sand sculpture — and getting paid to do it. Yep, that’s right, paid to hang out on a beach all day and play in the sand.

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Rare Spanish Shipwreck From 17th Century Uncovered Off Panama

Rare Spanish Shipwreck From 17th Century Uncovered Off Panama

Archaeologists searching for real-life pirates of the Caribbean stumbled on a mysterious shipwreck in 2011. Now after years of historical detective work, they know what they discovered.

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A “Rosetta Stone” for Conducting Biodiversity Assessments

A “Rosetta Stone” for Conducting Biodiversity Assessments

This month saw an important milestone reached by the U.N.’s young Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Publication of its first public product.

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Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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