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Trump refused permission to build sea wall at Irish golf course

Trump refused permission to build sea wall at Irish golf course

A golf course and hotel owned by President Donald Trump has been refused planning permit to build a sea wall designed to protect the fairways from coastal erosion by authorities in Ireland.

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How a storm revealed a Welsh kingdom

How a storm revealed a Welsh kingdom

According to medieval legend, an ancient forest and kingdom once flourished in Wales. Now, as the result of a recent storm, the myth has been brought back to life.

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The wave of coronavirus cases is shutting down Florida beaches

The wave of coronavirus cases is shutting down Florida beaches

Thousands of people have ignored new guidelines calling for social distancing and continue to flock to Florida’s beaches — but now, cities have had enough.

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Greenland’s melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months

Greenland’s melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months

Analysis of satellite data reveals astounding loss of 600bn tons of ice last summer as Arctic experienced hottest year on record.

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Cars that eat paradise

Cars that eat paradise

While known for pristine beaches and blue skies, Pacific Islands are also polluted with thousands of man-made monuments: rusting cars, trucks and other wreckage.

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Mangrove conservation can pay for itself in flood protection

Mangrove conservation can pay for itself in flood protection

The natural coastal defenses provided by mangrove forests reduce annual flooding significantly in critical hotspots around the world. Without mangroves, flood damages would increase by more than $65 billion annually, and 15 million more people would be flooded, according to a new study.

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New European rules aim to end throwaway culture

New European rules aim to end throwaway culture

The European Commission has announced a plan to require manufacturers to make products that last longer and are easier to repair and reuse — an attempt to curb the “throwaway culture” that has fueled greenhouse gas emissions, resource extraction, and pollution. The new rules would take effect by 2021.

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Discarded single-use face masks clutter Hong Kong’s beaches

Discarded single-use face masks clutter Hong Kong’s beaches

Discarded face masks are piling up on Hong Kong’s beaches and nature trails, with environmental groups warning that the waste is posing a huge threat to marine life and wildlife habitats.

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Coalition Unveils Recommendations for Continued Recovery 10 Years After Gulf Oil Spill

Coalition Unveils Recommendations for Continued Recovery 10 Years After Gulf Oil Spill

As the 10th anniversary of the Gulf oil spill approaches on April 20, Restore the Mississippi River Delta released a report today with nine recommended strategies for advancing critical ecosystem restoration in the delta.

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