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Singapore Extends Its Coastlines With Illegally Dredged Sand

Singapore Extends Its Coastlines With Illegally Dredged Sand

Singapore, one of the world’s most prosperous and fastest growing economies, is being accused of expanding its coastline with illegally dredged sand from neighboring states.

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UK’s Prince Charles blasts climate-change skeptics

UK’s Prince Charles blasts climate-change skeptics

Many doubters have dismissed scientific evidence supporting warming of the earth due to human activity, arguing that the large majority of scientists are wrong, or the consequences of warming overstated.

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Drilling May Kill Mediterranean Ecosystem: WWF

Drilling May Kill Mediterranean Ecosystem: WWF

The recently discovered Leviathan gas field, 135 kilometres off the Israeli coast, is the world’s biggest gas discovery in a decade, with an estimated volume of 16 trillion cubic feet of gas. Earlier this year, the West Nile Delta gas field was discovered as well, lying in Egyptian waters only 80 kilometres off Alexandria.

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New Light on Polynesian Migration

New Light on Polynesian Migration

The migratory story of the Polynesians may be more ancient and complicated than previously thought and may have had to do with sea level rises occurring at the time, and the formation of an archipelago.

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Iran oil spill hits Gulf coast

Iran oil spill hits Gulf coast

An aging oil pipeline has ruptured in southern Iran, contaminating vast patches of the coast and farmland near the town of Deylam on the Gulf.

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$21 million Beach Replenishment Plan Moves Forward, Carlsbad Beach, CA

$21 million Beach Replenishment Plan Moves Forward, Carlsbad Beach, CA

The replenishment project is in its second phase. The first was completed in 2001 and placed nearly 2.1 million cubic yards of sand on county beaches.

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Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore Florida’s Beaches

Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore Florida’s Beaches

Now, in the latest unexplained mass animal death this year alone, thousands of fish have again washed up dead on Florida’s shores. This follows similar incidents where large schools of fish were found lifeless on beaches in Arkansas, Maryland and New Zealand in January.

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Midway Journey II, An Environmental Tragedy Depicted

Midway Journey II, An Environmental Tragedy Depicted

Five media artists, led by photographer Chris Jordan, traveled to Midway Atoll to witness the catastrophic effect of our disposable culture on some of the world’s most beautiful and symbolic creatures. But even more, they embarked on an introspective journey to confront a vitally relevant question: In this time of unprecedented global crisis, how can we move through grief, denial, despair and immobility into new territories of acceptance, possibility, and wise action?

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Pollutants Threaten Mexico’s Coast: Study

Pollutants Threaten Mexico’s Coast: Study

Pharmaceuticals, pesticides, chemical run-off from highways and many other pollutants infiltrate the giant aquifer under Mexico’s “Riviera Maya” coast, a new study shows.

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