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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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Take Action to End Global Beach Sand Mining!

Take Action to End Global Beach Sand Mining!

We urge you to become part of the movement by signing the petition to end beach sand mining.

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La Faute-sur-Mer and l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer beaches, Vendée, France; By Claire Le Guern

The main attractions of the coastal towns besides the beaches are the Nature Reserve, and the off shore mussel farms. Not anymore.

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Disputed isle in Bay of Bengal

Disputed isle in Bay of Bengal

For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal.

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The black marketeers stealing Indonesia’s islands by the boat-load

The black marketeers stealing Indonesia’s islands by the boat-load

For the people of Sebesi Island, who spend their lives next to the world’s biggest natural time bomb, it seemed to be an offer that they could not refuse.

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