Coastal Care

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Category: Ecosystem Destruction

Boom in Jellyfish: Overfishing Called Into Question

Boom in Jellyfish: Overfishing Called Into Question

Will we soon be forced to eat jellyfish? Since the beginning of the 2000s, these gelatinous creatures have invaded many of the world’s seas, like the Japan Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, etc…

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Puerto Rico Leatherback Turtle Nesting Site, Receives Protection

Puerto Rico Leatherback Turtle Nesting Site, Receives Protection

Puerto Rico’s governor has signed a law to protect a swath of land along the island’s northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world’s largest turtle species.

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Australia To Face Japan Over Whaling In UN Court

Australia To Face Japan Over Whaling In UN Court

The UN’s International Court of Justice has set dates for public hearings on Australia’s challenge against Japan’s whaling programme in Antarctica.

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Aurora, The Philippines: Land Deals And Development At A Price, A Video

Aurora, The Philippines: Land Deals And Development At A Price, A Video

Aurora’s governor says the development of a Pacific eco zone will bring benefits to this poor region of the Philippines. But locals wonder how long construction jobs will last, and what impact the development of a port, tourist haven and trading hub will have on livelihoods and the coastal environment.

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Spike in Sick Sea Lions Along Calif. Coast Puzzles Scientists

Spike in Sick Sea Lions Along Calif. Coast Puzzles Scientists

Sickly, emaciated sea lion pups have been turning up on California’s coastline in unusually high numbers since January, with live strandings nearly three times higher than the historical average.

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Chinese Foreign Fisheries Catch 12 Times More Than Reported, Study Shows

Chinese Foreign Fisheries Catch 12 Times More Than Reported, Study Shows

Chinese fishing boats catch about US$11.5 billion worth of fish from beyond their country’s own waters each year — and most of it goes unreported, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia.

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Southern California Sagebrush Better Suited to Climate Change

Southern California Sagebrush Better Suited to Climate Change

California sagebrush, also known as “cowboy cologne,” is the fragrant gray-green shrub that once filled area ranch land. It’s found on coastal hillsides for more than 400 miles along California’s Pacific coast. Only about 10 percent of its original habitat remains.

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Hope for Galapagos Wildlife

Hope for Galapagos Wildlife

Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique plant and marine life around the Galapagos Islands.

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More than half of U.S. rivers unsuitable for aquatic life, EPA

More than half of U.S. rivers unsuitable for aquatic life, EPA

More than half of the country’s rivers and streams are in poor biological health, unable to support healthy populations of aquatic insects and other creatures, according to a new nationwide survey released Tuesday.

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