Coastal Care

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Thousands of Mysterious Holes Have Been Found in The Ocean Floor Off The Californian Coast

Thousands of Mysterious Holes Have Been Found in The Ocean Floor Off The Californian Coast

There’s a mystery lurking in the Pacific Ocean just off the coast of Big Sur, California. An underwater survey has found thousands of small, round divots scooped out of the soft sediment on the seafloor.

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A storm brought some of the largest waves ever recorded off the California coast last week. One was 75-feet tall

A storm brought some of the largest waves ever recorded off the California coast last week. One was 75-feet tall

The bomb cyclone that pounded the West Coast last week brought with it some of the tallest waves ever recorded off the California coast. A monstrous 75-foot wave was recorded about 20 miles off the coast of Cape Mendocino in northern California.

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Drone-mounted lasers reveal ancient settlement off Florida coast

Drone-mounted lasers reveal ancient settlement off Florida coast

Drone-mounted lasers have revealed details of the architecture of an ancient island settlement off Florida’s Gulf coast.

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A rare Caribbean island where beaches aren’t the draw

A rare Caribbean island where beaches aren’t the draw

Saba, a speck of a five-square-mile Caribbean island — a special municipality of the Netherlands — is left off many maps.

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The 28 Best Beaches in the Caribbean

The 28 Best Beaches in the Caribbean

Ahh, Caribbean beaches. We’re guessing soft white sand, pristine water, and swaying palm trees come to mind? There are those, yes. But there’s way more variety to consider: beaches with jet black sand and pounding surf; others with pink sand and a calm sea.

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When lightning strikes the beach, it vaporizes the sand ⁠— and makes these glass tubes

When lightning strikes the beach, it vaporizes the sand ⁠— and makes these glass tubes

When lightning strikes the beach or desert, the electricity vaporizes the sand in less than a second, creating a geological phenomenon you might have to see to believe.

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A North Carolina father of 6 died after being struck by a wave at the beach

A North Carolina father of 6 died after being struck by a wave at the beach

A father of six has died after a wave struck him on a North Carolina beach and slammed him to the sand, breaking his neck.

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After 14 months without tourists, Kauai’s North Shore tests the waters again

After 14 months without tourists, Kauai’s North Shore tests the waters again

Despite the economic value tourists bring to Hawaii, state officials also face growing pressure to balance tourism with preservation of the islands’ natural resources and culture. As part of that effort, Kauai is rolling out new regulations to limit tourist traffic on the reopened highway.

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Scientists map huge undersea fresh-water aquifer off U.S. Northeast

Scientists map huge undersea fresh-water aquifer off U.S. Northeast

In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying below the salty ocean. It appears to be the largest such formation yet found in the world.

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