Coastal Care

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Dramatic changes needed in farming practices to keep pace with climate change

Dramatic changes needed in farming practices to keep pace with climate change

Researchers investigating nutrients in runoff from agricultural land warn that phosphorus losses will increase, due to climate change, unless this is mitigated by making major changes to agricultural practices.

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Trump’s alarming environmental rollback: what’s been scrapped so far

Trump’s alarming environmental rollback: what’s been scrapped so far

Since January, the White House, Congress and EPA have engineered a dizzying reversal of regulations designed to protect the environment and public health.

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Spain leads the world for quality beaches

Spain leads the world for quality beaches

Spain safely holds onto its title as the country with the most blue-flag beaches in the world.

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Chesapeake Bay pollution extends to early 19th century

Chesapeake Bay pollution extends to early 19th century

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters.

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Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States’ second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle’s waste.

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A river of rubbish: the ugly secret threatening China’s most beautiful city

A river of rubbish: the ugly secret threatening China’s most beautiful city

Despite Beijing’s increased transparency with air pollution, water pollution remains a taboo in China. Prominent environmentalists have been charged with espionage for speaking out about the situation. Greenpeace China told the Guardian that one third of the country’s rivers are contaminated.

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Doctors join forces, warn climate change is harming our health

Doctors join forces, warn climate change is harming our health

Climate change isn’t just happening in the Arctic Circle and Antarctica where more ice is melting year after year. Its impact is being felt right here at home, and it’s posing a threat to the health of millions of Americans, say doctors representing 11 top U.S. medical societies. They are joining forces in Washington, D.C., today to speak out about the health risks posed by climate change.

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Underwater seagrass beds dial back polluted seawater

Underwater seagrass beds dial back polluted seawater

Seagrass meadows – bountiful underwater gardens that nestle close to shore and are the most common coastal ecosystem on Earth – can reduce bacterial exposure for corals, other sea creatures and humans, according to new research.

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Line drawn in the sand between beach access and protection

Line drawn in the sand between beach access and protection

Even on such a soggy, San Francisco day, people still enjoy city beaches. It’s incredible that 19th-century legislators had the foresight to preserve coastal areas as a public right in the California Constitution. For more than 40 years, the California Coastal Act has further protected “maximum access” to the coast “for all the people.”

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