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Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

An engineering professor has figured out why oil remains trapped along miles of gravel beaches more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster in Prince William Sound.

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THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS is the largest Integrated Project funded by the European Commission (6,530,000 €) and consists of 31 partner institutes. The project will develop during the next four years a systematic approach to deliver both a low-risk coast for human use and healthy coastal habitats for evolving coastal zones subjected to multiple factors.

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Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

The sand mining company Unimin is calling for large areas of Stradbroke Island off Brisbane to be declared national park as soon as possible.

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Ancestors’ Bones Halt Sand Mining

Ancestors’ Bones Halt Sand Mining

Greg McDonald says remains of his Ngati Wai ancestors from centuries ago lie on the Pakiri Beach seabed.

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Singapore sand imports threaten Cambodian ecosystem

Singapore sand imports threaten Cambodian ecosystem

Singapore, which prides itself on being one of the most environmentally friendly nations in Asia, is expanding its coastline with irresponsibly dredged sand from Cambodia, according to a report from an environmental NGO.

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Mining ‘eating’ dunes at Northland refuge

Mining ‘eating’ dunes at Northland refuge

Erosion of dunes at a remote Northland beach and wildlife refuge is being blamed on dredges mining the near shore.

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Massive waves have hit the French Riviera

Massive waves have hit the French Riviera

Massive waves have hit the French Riviera between Nice and Cannes causing major material damage to the densely-populated coast.

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Governor Ends Support For California Oil Drilling

Governor Ends Support For California Oil Drilling

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday withdrew his support of a plan to expand oil drilling off the California coast.

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State of emergency is declared as US oil slick nears the coast

State of emergency is declared as US oil slick nears the coast

The massive oil spill pouring from a ruptured rig in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the coast of Louisiana, threatening an environmental catastrophe in the region.

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