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The Spanish town powered by waves

2/15/2023 - By  www.bbc.com [caption id="attachment_44740" align="alignnone" width="512"] Ocean_waves via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] For centuries, inhabitants of the picturesque coastal town of Mutriku have drawn from the ocean's riches. Now they're harnessing its immense power. The Basque town of Mutriku owes its soul to the sea. It sits wedged into a bay carved… SEE MORE
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Researchers reveal add-on benefits of natural defenses against sea-level rise

2/10/2023 - By earth.stanford.edu  Researchers modeled how investing in environmental conservation and protection can help San Mateo County adapt to rising seas. The findings provide incentives for policymakers to prioritize nature-based approaches when planning for sea-level rise. [caption id="attachment_44697" align="alignnone" width="512"] Crescent_City_California_harbor_aerial_view via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Investments in the environment are paying off… SEE MORE
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Huge Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf

2/9/2023 - By gcaptain.com [caption id="attachment_44688" align="alignnone" width="634"] Iceberg_with_hole_near_sanderson_hope_2007-07-28_1 via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] An iceberg the size of metro London has broken off of Antarctica’s Brunt Ice shelf. The calving event was confirmed Monday by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) which first detected growing cracks in the 150-meter-thick ice shelf about a decade… SEE MORE
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Farming Sea Scallops in Maine Offers New Opportunities and Builds Community Resilience

2/2/2023 - By fisheries.noaa.gov See how farming sea scallops in Maine is helping fishermen and coastal communities face new challenges and adapt. Fishermen lowers sea scallops into the water. Credit: NOAA Fisheries. Aquaculture of sea scallops in Maine has been steadily developing for about 20 years. This type of seafood farming offers… SEE MORE
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How much microplastic do whales eat? Up to 10 million pieces per day, Stanford research finds

1/21/2023 - By news.stanford.edu Analysis of ocean plastic pollution and whale foraging behavior tracked with noninvasive tags shows whales are ingesting tiny specks of plastic in far bigger quantities than previously thought, and nearly all of it comes from the animals they eat – not the water they gulp. BY JOSIE GARTHWAITE… SEE MORE