Coastal Care

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Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea…

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US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

Twice a day for the past half a century, a weather balloon to measure atmospheric conditions was released from a research station situated on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Faced with advancing seas that are set to devour it, the outpost has now been abandoned.

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Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

In coastal North Carolina, evidence of forest die-off is everywhere. Nearly every roadside ditch I pass is lined with dead or dying trees.

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Huge dam demolition could save salmon on the edge of extinction

Huge dam demolition could save salmon on the edge of extinction

Dams, climate change, and other issues have wreaked havoc on salmon along the U.S. West Coast, and the declines have been particularly acute for the spring-run fish…

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Sand: Monitoring and Management for a Sustainable Future

Sand: Monitoring and Management for a Sustainable Future

In partnership with the Global Sand Observatory Initiative, this event outlines the sand challenge, what actions are currently underway to address it, and what else needs to be done.

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Walker Swamp: The mission to restore an Australian wetland

Walker Swamp: The mission to restore an Australian wetland

In the shadow of Australia’s Grampians National Park lies Walker Swamp, a once-thriving wetland that was artificially drained and farmed for over a century.

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A sand shortage? The world is running out of a crucial — but under-appreciated — commodity

A sand shortage? The world is running out of a crucial — but under-appreciated — commodity

An insatiable global appetite for sand, one of the world’s most important but least appreciated commodities, is unlikely to let up anytime soon. The problem, however, is that this resource is slipping away.

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Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

A powerful earthquake that hit Japan on Saturday was an aftershock of the devastating 9.0 magnitude quake that struck the same area almost 10 years ago…

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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