Coastal Care

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Threatened bird nesting again on Los Angeles area beaches

Threatened bird nesting again on Los Angeles area beaches

The western snowy plover is nesting along the Los Angeles area coast for the first time in nearly seven decades, federal officials said.

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Affluent countries contribute less to wildlife conservation than the rest of the world

Affluent countries contribute less to wildlife conservation than the rest of the world

A new research collaboration has found that, despite facing a number of domestic challenges, such as poverty and political instability in many parts of the continent, Africa was found to prioritise wildlife preservation, and contribute more to conservation than any other region of the world. African countries made up four of the five top-performing mega-fauna conservation nations…

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NOAA Asks Public to Report Injured Whales

NOAA Asks Public to Report Injured Whales

Humpback whales are dying in unusually high numbers off of the Atlantic coast, from Maine to North Carolina, and the federal government is asking the public to report any more sightings of whales. Federal officials reported last week that 41 whales have died in the past 15 months in what marine scientists coin an “unusual mortality event.”

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Orca pod filmed hunting whale calf in ‘unprecedented’ California killing spree

Orca pod filmed hunting whale calf in ‘unprecedented’ California killing spree

In an “unprecedented” rash of attacks, a pod of killer whales in Monterey Bay, California, has killed four gray whales in a week, a phenomenon one researcher hasn’t seen in her 30-year career.

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As China’s Mudflats Disappear, Shorebird Populations Rapidly Decline

As China’s Mudflats Disappear, Shorebird Populations Rapidly Decline

Populations of some migratory shorebirds are declining by as much as 8 percent per year as mudflats in the Yellow Sea between China and South Korea disappear due to rising sea levels and infrastructure projects, according to new research.

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Logging threatens breeding turtles

Logging threatens breeding turtles

Debris on beaches caused by logging activity in tropical forests is threatening the survival of hatchling leatherback turtles and the success of mothers at one of the world’s most important nesting sites in Colombia…

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Shark sightings cause southern Calif. beaches to close

Shark sightings cause southern Calif. beaches to close

Swimmers and surfers have been ordered out of the water at two Southern California beaches after a pair of great white sharks were spotted near shore.

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What makes this New Zealand beach a whale graveyard?

What makes this New Zealand beach a whale graveyard?

Each year locals from Golden Bay at the top of New Zealand’s South Island know to expect a whale beaching at a narrow strip of sand curving into the Cook Strait, known as Farewell Spit.

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650 whales stranded on New Zealand coast

650 whales stranded on New Zealand coast

A new pod of 240 whales swam aground at a remote New Zealand beach on Saturday just hours after weary volunteers managed to refloat a different group of whales following an earlier mass stranding. In total, more than 650 pilot whales have beached themselves along a 5 kilometer (3 mile) stretch of coastline over two days on Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island.

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