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In Memory and Appreciation of Claire Le Guern

In Memory and Appreciation of Claire Le Guern

It is with great sadness that I write to report that Claire le Guern, the heart and soul of Coastal Care, passed away in early July of cancer.

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Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea…

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Two Beaches: Haukland and Uttakleiv Leknes, Lofoten, Norway; by Norma J. Longo

Two Beaches: Haukland and Uttakleiv Leknes, Lofoten, Norway; by Norma J. Longo

The Lofoten Islands make up an archipelago in the Norwegian Sea off the northwestern coast of Norway at a latitude of 68.1° N.

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Dizzying pace of Biden’s climate action sounds death knell for era of denialism

Dizzying pace of Biden’s climate action sounds death knell for era of denialism

For a landmark moment in the global effort to stave off catastrophic climate change, Joe Biden’s “climate day” at the White House was rather low-key…

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The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

South America’s Pantanal region has been hit by the worst wildfires in decades. The blazes have already consumed about 28% of the vast floodplain that stretches across parts of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. They are still not completely under control.

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New Atlantic marine sanctuary will be one of world’s largest

New Atlantic marine sanctuary will be one of world’s largest

The waters around one of the world’s most remote inhabited islands, in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, are set to become the fourth largest completely protected marine area in the world, and the largest in the Atlantic.

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Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has broken the record for the number of named storms, the US National Hurricane Center says.

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Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

Crews are continuing a cleanup operation from an oil spill that affected a significant stretch of coastline in Delaware and Maryland.

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Tracing the source of illicit sand–can it be done?

Tracing the source of illicit sand–can it be done?

If you’ve visited the beach recently, you might think sand is ubiquitous. But in construction uses, the perfect sand and gravel is not always an easy resource to come by.

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