August 22, 2013
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A more Canadian kind of drone strike: Hexacopter tasked with scaring geese off

The city of Ottawa has a problem with geese. They land in great numbers along the Ottawa River and their droppings not only dirty the beaches and recreational installations, but they also contaminate the river, raising E. Coli levels. Continue reading

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August 9, 2013
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Unusually high numbers of dead bottlenose dolphins are washing up on east coast of US

Alarming numbers of dead and dying bottlenose dolphins are showing up on beaches from New York to Virginia, and no definitive cause has been identified yet. Continue reading

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July 16, 2013
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Eelpocalypse: Tens of thousands of dead eels wash up on Guangdong beaches, nobody knows why…

The situation is still mysterious, and we might never find out what really happened, but it’s still another wake up call for China. Continue reading

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July 8, 2013
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Denormalizing smoking: Making the case for banning cigarettes in parks and on beaches

Many state and local governments banned smoking in parks and on beaches on the basis that passive smoke is a risk for non-smokers, cigarette butts pollute the environment, and seeing people smoke poses a long-term risk to children. Researchers say the … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013
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Google Street View coming to Hawaiian hiking trails

Soon you’ll be able to see hardened lava flows, rainforests and beaches up close without leaving your house. Continue reading

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June 25, 2013
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Researchers study 18,000 hours of deep sea footage, find ocean seafloor is covered in trash

We’ve all seen images of trash on beaches, or floating on the surface of the ocean. But a surprising amount ends up on the deep seafloor, at depths so great that it’s been very hard for us to really know what the situation is. Continue reading

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June 5, 2013
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Where trash accumulates in the deep sea

Surprisingly large amounts of discarded trash end up in the ocean. Plastic bags, aluminum cans, and fishing debris not only clutter our beaches, but accumulate in open-ocean areas such as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” Now, new research shows that … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013
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Sustainable modular buildings open along New York’s beaches

Prefabricated buildings from Garrison Architects open for Memorial Day. Continue reading

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May 16, 2013
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International Coastal Cleanup removed 10 million pounds of trash from the world’s beaches

Last September, more than 550,000 volunteers in 97 countries gathered on beaches and along waterways around the globe with one goal in mind — to clean things up. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013
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How to clean seaweed from beaches: Dry it and use the biomass for energy

Scientists have developed an algae removal and treatment system that turns this underused residue into a renewable source of energy: biomass. The process involves several stages of washing, drying and compacting without leaving the beach. The system is… Continue reading

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February 25, 2013
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Restoration planned for shoreline protecting NASA’s Kennedy Space Center infrastructure

Late last October, one of the most destructive storms ever to hit the United States bashed the beaches of Brevard County in Florida, including the shoreline of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Scientists are assessing damage along a 1.2 mile stretch of sho… Continue reading

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August 9, 2010
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Green Turtles Return to Malaysia But Face An Uncertain Future

Photo by syntheticaperture Green turtles have been battling habitat loss, the dangers of fishermen, and pollution in a loosing battle for decades, and in Malaysia they’ve faced a take-over of their beaches by tourists and egg-plunderers. Still, there’… Continue reading

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July 28, 2010
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County fights waste dumped in landfill

What happens to all the tar balls, oily sand and vegetation, and soiled gloves and suits from the thousands of temporary BP workers who’ve been working to clean up beaches along the Gulf of Mexico?

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