Coastal Care

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Tag: Ecosystem Destruction

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

The world has failed to meet a single target to stem the destruction of wildlife and life-sustaining ecosystems in the last decade, according to a devastating new report from the UN on the state of nature.

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How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

After exhausting areas close to home, China’s vast fishing fleet has moved into the waters of other nations, depleting fish stocks. More than seafood is at stake, as China looks to assert itself on the seas and further its geo-political ambitions, from East Asia to Latin America.

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Humans overshoot 2020 planetary ‘budget’ on August 22: report

Humans overshoot 2020 planetary ‘budget’ on August 22: report

Humanity will have burned through all the natural resources that the planet can replenish for 2020 by Saturday, according to researchers who said the grim milestone is slightly later than last year after the pandemic slowed runaway overconsumption.

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Trump Opens Arctic Refuge to Polluters

Trump Opens Arctic Refuge to Polluters

The Interior Department is opening up the entire Coastal Plain of the refuge to polluters—at the expense of Indigenous peoples’ traditional ways of life, numerous wildlife species, and the climate.

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Deep-sea misconceptions cause underestimation of seabed-mining impacts

Deep-sea misconceptions cause underestimation of seabed-mining impacts

A new publication on the impacts of deep-seabed mining by 13 prominent deep-sea biologists, led by University of Hawai’i at M?noa oceanography professor Craig Smith, seeks to dispel scientific misconceptions that have led to miscalculations of the likely effects of commercial operations to extract minerals from the seabed.

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Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship leaks oil

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship leaks oil

The island nation of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a vessel offshore began leaking oil into the ocean.

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Shining a Light on Important Realities – STOP Disney: Last Chance for Lighthouse Point

Shining a Light on Important Realities – STOP Disney: Last Chance for Lighthouse Point

The Last Chance for Lighthouse Point campaign recently wrote a letter urging Disney to supplement its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the project to include comprehensive analyses of the impacts associated with these issues: climate change, COVID-19, and environmental injustice.

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Reef sharks are in major decline worldwide

Reef sharks are in major decline worldwide

In the biggest study of its kind, scientists found an absence of sharks that live near coral reefs in 58 countries. But there is hope.

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Number of overfished stocks in the U.S. reaches all time low

Number of overfished stocks in the U.S. reaches all time low

The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished has reached an all-time low, with three species of West Coast rockfish rebuilt to sustainable levels, according to the 2017 Status of U.S. Fisheries report to Congress.

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