The mission of the Santa Aguila Foundation is to raise awareness of and mobilize people against the ongoing decimation of coastlines and oceans around the world.

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International Coastal Cleanup: September 16th, 2017

International Coastal Cleanup: September 16th, 2017

By participating in the International Coastal Cleanup, you can make a difference. In partnership with volunteer organizations and individuals around the globe, Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris and change the behaviors.

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Ship exhaust makes oceanic thunderstorms more intense

Ship exhaust makes oceanic thunderstorms more intense

Thunderstorms directly above two of the world’s busiest shipping lanes are significantly more powerful than storms in areas of the ocean where ships don’t travel, according to new research.

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Birling Gap beach: 150 treated after chemical ‘mist’, UK

Birling Gap beach: 150 treated after chemical ‘mist’, UK

About 150 people have been treated in hospital and hundreds more affected by an unknown gas which hit the East Sussex coast.

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New App enables divers to chart marine litter levels

New App enables divers to chart marine litter levels

A new smartphone app is enabling scuba divers across the world to easily record information on the marine litter they encounter under the sea.

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Zeebrugge, Belgium

Zeebrugge, Belgium

This Belgian town has just 4,000 inhabitants, but it takes 11,000 people to operate the port.

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Beirut’s beaches blighted by the rubbish crisis

Beirut’s beaches blighted by the rubbish crisis

Lebanon’s coastline is changing dramatically, with new planned landfill sites that will extend hundreds of metres into the Mediterranean that, amazingly, seem to bother few politicians. Many are persuaded that waste is inert though that is hardly the case with significant environmental damage that will leave an impact on future generations.

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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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