Coastal Care

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Feds: Mid-Atlantic Wind Farms Take Step Forward

Feds: Mid-Atlantic Wind Farms Take Step Forward

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would leave no major environmental damage.

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Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has identified potential opportunities and threats for the UK that could arise as a result of climate change. Beaches and historic coastlines are likely to be reshaped by coastal erosion, with the rate expected to increase fourfold, the report said.

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Farming is Key to Meeting Environmental Challenges

Farming is Key to Meeting Environmental Challenges

Agriculture is part of the solution to the world’s environmental challenge and must play a key role at next June’s Rio summit on sustainable development…

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Breakthrough in Seaweed Biofuel Reported

Breakthrough in Seaweed Biofuel Reported

Energy experts believe that seaweed holds enormous potential as a biofuel alternative to coal and oil, and US-based scientists say they have unlocked the secret of turning its sugar into energy.

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How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

A new study led by a NASA scientist highlights 14 key air pollution control measures that if implemented could slow the pace of global warming and save millions of lives.

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Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

In the past decade satellites have observed a decrease in Greenland’s reflectiveness. This darker surface now absorbs more sunlight, which accelerates melting. So why is the area becoming darker?

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Dramatic Loss of Harp Seals Amid Warming: Study

Dramatic Loss of Harp Seals Amid Warming: Study

Harp seal pups off the coast of eastern Canada are dying at alarming rates due to a loss of winter ice cover, according to US scientists from Duke University, who questioned if the declining population will be able to recover.

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World-first Hybrid Shark Found Off Australia

World-first Hybrid Shark Found Off Australia

Scientists discovered the world’s first hybrid sharks off Australia’s east coast, a potential sign the predators were adapting to cope with climate change.

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Philippines Floods: An Expected Shock

Philippines Floods: An Expected Shock

The typhoon that hit Mindanao in the Philippines before Christmas to claim 1,000 lives and leave nearly 50,000 homeless was a shock, but not a surprise. In 2009, campaigners and scientists simulated the effects of a tropical storm on the island, and predicted that the two coastal cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan would be hit by flash floods. At the time, the prediction was dismissed as alarmist.

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