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2011-06-27 07:15:00

A unique study using over 70 years of information from local newspapers has helped to examine the incidence and location of coastal floods in the Solent region of southern England.

2011-02-23 22:24:34

An assessment of coastal change over the past 150 years has found 68 percent of beaches in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region are eroding.

2010-12-01 01:47:00

DUBAI, UAE, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqaba Development Corporation discuses achieving the balance between project objectives, marine and coastal engineering and national economic development objectives. Marine and coastal development has seen a boom in recent years across the Middle East.

2010-11-02 02:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine and coastal developments in the Middle East are increasingly attracting global attention. Dr.

2010-06-23 08:21:00

DALTON, Ga., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their efforts to protect the Gulf Coast from the mammoth runaway oil slick, emergency responders have turned to an array of standard defenses such as booms and industrial skimmers.

2010-03-16 15:33:00

Organizations call on state to include plans for cost-effective program to reduce hurricane risk quickly BATON ROUGE, La., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five local and national conservation groups working on coastal Louisiana restoration are calling on Louisiana's Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration (OCPR) to amend its Fiscal Year 2011 draft plan for coastal restoration and hurricane protection.

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2010-01-25 12:21:02

A major increase in maximum ocean wave heights off the Pacific Northwest in recent decades has forced scientists to re-evaluate how high a “100-year event” might be, and the new findings raise special concerns for flooding, coastal erosion and structural damage.

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2009-11-16 06:20:00

All across the islands of Hawaii, residents have stood by and watched helplessly for years as the majestic archipelago’s sandy white beaches have steadily retreated .

2009-10-21 06:00:00

VENICE BEACH, Calif. and RAGLAN, New Zealand, Oct.

2009-10-19 09:53:22

CSIRO scientists have produced the first preliminary predictions of the potential impact of climate change on the Australian seabed.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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