Coastal Care

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Tag: Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

Hurricanes can cause significant damage to human structures on land, and often permanently alter terrestrial landscapes. But these powerful storms also affect the ocean.

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Coastal birds can weather the storm, but not the sea

Coastal birds can weather the storm, but not the sea

How can birds that weigh less than a AA battery survive the immense power of Atlantic hurricanes?

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Major Oil Spill on Grand Bahama Reaches the Ocean, Damages Coastline

Major Oil Spill on Grand Bahama Reaches the Ocean, Damages Coastline

An oil spill caused by Cat 5 Hurricane Dorian has been spotted in the ocean and has damaged the Bahamas coastline, the Norwegian energy company that owns the oil storage facility, Equinor, confirmed on Wednesday, a week and a half after the hurricane blew the lids off of six massive crude oil tanks.

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Thousands of Dorian survivors desperate to evacuate wrecked Bahamas as death toll climbs to 44

Thousands of Dorian survivors desperate to evacuate wrecked Bahamas as death toll climbs to 44

There are about 76,000 people left homeless and in need of assistance in the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island, the U.N. said.

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Hurricane Dorian gains strength again as it heads toward Canada

Hurricane Dorian gains strength again as it heads toward Canada

Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Saturday afternoon as it began moving past the coast of Maine towards the east coast of Canada with maximum sustained wind speeds of 100 mph.

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Hundreds stranded on Outer Banks island, ‘catastrophic’ flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves off coast

Hundreds stranded on Outer Banks island, ‘catastrophic’ flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves off coast

“We went from almost no water to 4 to 6 feet in a matter of minutes,” said Steve Harris, who lives on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.

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Hurricane Dorian: ‘We’re at the frontline of climate change but we don’t cause it’, says Barbados PM – as it happened

Hurricane Dorian: ‘We’re at the frontline of climate change but we don’t cause it’, says Barbados PM – as it happened

The “force and size” of Dorian took everyone by surprise, a situation made worse by the hurricane stalling over the archipelago. “Grand Bahama is not in good shape at all because 70% of it was under water,” St George said.

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Dorian obliterated the Bahamas. The US must help

Dorian obliterated the Bahamas. The US must help

The destruction is near-total in some places. Early aerial photos show whole towns inundated, shipping containers tossed around, roofs floating on stagnant floodwaters, airports submerged. Dorian left a massive swath of Grand Bahama Island underwater.

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The wild horses of the Outer Banks won’t evacuate. They have a special trick to survive hurricanes

The wild horses of the Outer Banks won’t evacuate. They have a special trick to survive hurricanes

A bunch of majestic horses that spend their days frolicking on the beach in North Carolina’s Outer Banks will not be evacuated. They will move to higher ground and gather under sturdy oak trees to shelter.

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