Coastal Care

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A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major pipeline that would carry oil 900 miles across East Africa is moving ahead. International experts warn that the $20 billion project will displace thousands of small farmers and put key wildlife habitat and coastal waters at risk.

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New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York environmental regulators denied a water permit for Williams Cos Inc’s proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York City.

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Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

The Monte Conca cave system on the island of Sicily is a vast system of springs and pools, sitting below a nature preserve – presumed to be one of the few places untouched by human-driven pollution. But new research shows that the system is being altered by pollution from above.

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Rays, sharks, and dolphins enjoy new freedom as humans retreat from the oceans

Rays, sharks, and dolphins enjoy new freedom as humans retreat from the oceans

The sightings of rays, sharks, and dolphins are welcome and have been particularly noticeable along the Emirati coastline in recent weeks, as wildlife is taking the opportunity to fill abandoned spaces.

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California recycling and plastic pollution initiative

California recycling and plastic pollution initiative

The opportunity for the State of California to move nearer to the goal of Zero Waste may be before California voters on the November 2020 ballot.

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Plastic Waste During The Time Of COVID-19

Plastic Waste During The Time Of COVID-19

Concern about safety and cross-contamination has caused statewide repeals of single-use plastic bans and this has translated into a heightened demand for bottled water, PPE, plastic bags and packaging. But results of an experiment recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicate that the coronavirus might actually persist longer on plastics than on other materials.

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Changing the tides

Changing the tides

What began as one man on an cleanup mission has grown into one of the US’s most impactful river initiatives.

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Sea turtles thriving in Thailand after beach closures

Sea turtles thriving in Thailand after beach closures

Wildlife around the world is enjoying the lack of human activity due to global lockdowns, and sea turtles in Thailand are part of the trend. Some Thai beaches have seen the largest number of turtle nests in two decades.

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Jellyfish seen swimming in Venice’s canals

Jellyfish seen swimming in Venice’s canals

Spotting a beautiful jellyfish serenely swimming through near-transparent waters in the canals of Venice would’ve been an unthinkable sight just a few weeks ago, but the global standstill created by coronavirus has now made it possible.

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