Coastal Care

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New Species Of River Dolphins Discovered

New Species Of River Dolphins Discovered

Scientists in Brazil have discovered a new species of a river dolphin from the Araguaia River basin of Brazil, the first such discovery in nearly 100 years. River dolphins are among the world’s rarest creatures. This discovery highlights the immensity of the deficit in our knowledge of biodiversity, as well as vulnerability of biodiversity to anthropogenic actions in an increasingly threatened landscape…

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Journey To The South Pacific,  Videos

Journey To The South Pacific, Videos

Through mesmerizing camerawork, “Journey to the South Pacific,” a feature documentary by MacGillivray Freeman Films, follows a young boy throughout the West Papuan archipelago as he discovers the islands’ incredible wildlife, including the massive Leatherback sea turtle that’s featured.

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Mount Everest, “Mother Of The Universe”

Mount Everest, “Mother Of The Universe”

When climbers reach the top of Mount Everest, they are not standing on hard igneous rock produced by volcanoes. Rather, they are perched on softer sedimentary rock formed by the skeletons of creatures that lived in a warm ocean off the northern coast of India tens of millions of years ago…

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Counting Whales In Hawaii Might Be One Of The Best Volunteer Program Ever

Counting Whales In Hawaii Might Be One Of The Best Volunteer Program Ever

An estimated 10,000 humpback whales are returning to the shallow, warm waters of Hawaii right now, and with them comes the coolest volunteer opportunity in the country.

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Boat Schools : A Floating Future

Boat Schools : A Floating Future

Every year millions of school children in Bangladesh miss countless school days when their schools are flooded. But now local NGO have come up with a simple solution, building schools that float.

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Blooming in the South Atlantic

Blooming in the South Atlantic

Offshore from Argentina, spring is in bloom. Massive patches of floating phytoplankton colored the ocean in November 2013. These microscopic, plant-like organisms are the primary producers of the ocean, harnessing sunlight to nourish themselves and to become food for everything from zooplankton to fish to whales.

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Dolphin Shows Gratitude to the Fishermen Who Rescued It From Plastic Bag

Dolphin Shows Gratitude to the Fishermen Who Rescued It From Plastic Bag

A group of fisherman off the coast of São Paolo, Brazil, had their fishing trip transformed into a rescue mission for one adorable creature of the sea. In a dramatic video uploaded to YouTube, the fishermen spot a young dolphin caught in a plastic bag. This remind us that we need to protect the ocean and the animals that call it home.

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Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s The Difference

Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s The Difference

They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms for a storm in different parts of the world.

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Seeing in the Dark

Seeing in the Dark

Marine mammals such as dolphins and porpoises rely on their hearing to navigate, communicate, and find food in the typically deep, dark, and murky waters they inhabit.

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SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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