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Beach Goers To Report Endangered Leatherback Turtle Sightings, UK

Beach Goers To Report Endangered Leatherback Turtle Sightings, UK

Beach goers are being asked to look out for endangered leatherback turtles which are currently visiting British summer seas to feed on the huge numbers of jellyfish.

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Dead Zone Off Gulf Coast, As Large As The State Of New Jersey

Dead Zone Off Gulf Coast, As Large As The State Of New Jersey

Dead zones off the coast, are fueled by nutrient runoff from agricultural and other human activities in the Mississippi River watershed, which stimulates an overgrowth of algae that sinks, decomposes and consumes most of the life-giving oxygen supply in bottom waters. These chronic, recurring hypoxic zones every summer represent a significant threat to Gulf coastal ecosystems.

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US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists have for the first time successfully predicted the eruption of one of the world’s most active undersea volcanoes off the coast of the western state of Oregon.

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Massive Japan Quake Even Triggered Space Waves In Upper Atmosphere

Massive Japan Quake Even Triggered Space Waves In Upper Atmosphere

The powerful earthquake that struck off the coast of Tohoku in Japan in March not only shook the Earth and unleashed a catastrophic tsunami, but also rattled the highest layer of the atmosphere, 350km above the planet, scientists find. This research could lead to a new type of early warning system for devastating tsunamis and earthquakes.

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Ghana’s Ongoing Battle Against Coastal erosion

Ghana’s Ongoing Battle Against Coastal erosion

According to estimates, the ocean claims 1.5 to 2 metres of the 539- kilometres Ghana coastline annually; with the most risky coastal areas, Ada Foah and the Eastern parts of Keta, recording 4 metres. Ghana’s Government decided on a costly and controversial project: the building of a 68 million euros, 30 kms “Ada Defense Sea Wall” to “salvage the people in the area from the ravages of the sea…”

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Better Desalination Technology, Key to Solving World’s Water Shortage

Better Desalination Technology, Key to Solving World’s Water Shortage

With 1.8 billion people predicted to live in areas of extreme water scarcity by 2025, desalination, the removal of salt from water, is increasingly being proposed as a solution, but officials and experts need to commit to overcoming obstacles that make the process expensive, unsustainable and inefficient, a Yale University study found.

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Oil slick spreads from sunken ship off Mumbai

Oil slick spreads from sunken ship off Mumbai

Indian authorities worked to clean up an oil spill from a cargo ship that sank off Mumbai last week, with oil found on beaches and in water near the city’s shoreline.

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Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica

Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica

The massive March 11 Japan earthquake and its ensuing Tohoku tsunami, were so powerful that they broke off huge icebergs thousands of miles away on the coast of Antarctica. Researchers witnessed and recorded, for the first time, evidence of an ice mass separation triggered by a tsunami; until this discovery they could only speculate that was possible.

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La Plage, Brought To Paris, France

La Plage, Brought To Paris, France

Warm sand and open air music in Paris… La Plage de Glazart is a unique open air summer festival featuring 140 artists and bands playing on a 50 tons artificial sandy beach, brought in the heart of the city.

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