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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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Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

Fragments of plastic in the ocean are not just unsightly but potentially lethal to marine life. Coastal microbes may offer a smart solution to clean up plastic contamination.

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Oil spill: Gulf of Mexico burn is last-ditch effort to stop landfall

Oil spill: Gulf of Mexico burn is last-ditch effort to stop landfall

The decision by the Coast Guard to set fire to parts of the Jamaica-sized Gulf of Mexico oil spill spreading toward the Gulf Coast is a sign of mounting desperation.

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Singapore accused of launching Sand Wars

Singapore accused of launching Sand Wars

By paying smugglers to steal under the cover of night, entire picturesque sandy beaches of Indonesia and Malaysia, carving out millions of tons of coastline.

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