Coastal Care

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Category: Ecosystem Destruction

Herd’s Fate Lies in Preservation Clash

Herd’s Fate Lies in Preservation Clash

Come summer, the beaches of this barrier island will be choked with cars and sunbathers, but in the off-season the land is left to wild horses.

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Update from Senegal: Changing Things and Shaping the Future

Update from Senegal: Changing Things and Shaping the Future

The Senegalese government cancelled all fishing permits for foreign“pelagic trawlers,” large fishing vessels that drag nets below the surface of the ocean. This should remind leaders that with political will and courage, they can change things and shape the future of their people for the better.

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Peru issues public health alert over pelican and dolphin deaths

Peru issues public health alert over pelican and dolphin deaths

The government of Peru has warned people to stay off beaches along large stretches of its northern coastline as it investigates the mysterious deaths of hundreds of dolphins and seabirds.

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Norway whalers take first whales of hunting season: official

Norway whalers take first whales of hunting season: official

Norwegian whale hunters have harpooned the first three whales of the year, off Bear Island, nearly a month after the controversial hunting season began.

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Peru Examines Deaths of More Than 500 Pelicans

Peru Examines Deaths of More Than 500 Pelicans

The government of Peru is investigating the mysterious deaths of more than 500 pelicans found along a 70km (40-mile) stretch of the country’s northern coast.

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St. Maarten: Paradise in Peril

St. Maarten: Paradise in Peril

Sint Maarten is at the crucial point of destroying the last of what draws crowds of dollar-touting tourists to this once-pristine Caribbean island.

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615 Dead Dolphins Discovered on Peruvian Coast, acoustic tests for oil to blame?

615 Dead Dolphins Discovered on Peruvian Coast, acoustic tests for oil to blame?

Conservationists counted 615 dead dolphins along a 90-mile stretch of beaches in Peru, a wildlife group said Wednesday, and the leading suspect is acoustic testing offshore by oil companies.

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Mega Trawlers Emptying African Seas

Mega Trawlers Emptying African Seas

West African waters have been subject to overfishing for decades, the effects of which are being felt by protesting local communities. Greenpeace protests against EU subsidised plunder of West African Waters, with level of fishing that is completely unsustainable. Trawlers have a disastrous impact with their ability to make massive catches in an area with already declining fish stocks, destroying both African fisheries and the local fishing industry.

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Large Marine Protected Areas Work for Dolphins

Large Marine Protected Areas Work for Dolphins

Ecologists in New Zealand have shown for the first time that Marine Protected Areas, long advocated as a way of protecting threatened marine mammals, actually work.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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