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President Droupadi Murmu takes stroll on Puri beach, stresses need to protect, conserve environment

In a post on 'X', she said oceans and the rich variety of flora and fauna have suffered heavily …

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Centre has sanctioned Rs 21,253 crore to tackle Kerala's economic crisis, MoS for Electronics and IT reveals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come forward to assist Kerala in a bid to alleviate the state from…

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Goa partners with World Bank to tackle sea level rise, coastal erosion and other climate change-related hazards

Studies have shown that about 80% of the Goan population lives in low-lying coastal areas, making i…

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A Texas coastal engineer says a simple home-buying decision saved his house from Hurricane Harvey — and could help other home-owners in flood zones

This year could the worst hurricane seasons in history, experts predict. A coastal engineer shares …

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Tamil Nadu to deploy innovative 'trash interceptors' to rid rivers of plastic pollution in 14 districts

As part of the ambitious Rs 1,675 crore Tamil Nadu Coastal Restoration Mission, the state environme…

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Why a boomer left coastal Florida for a rural Arkansas town of 900 residents: 'I didn't think we'd make it' to retirement in Florida

Milan Novak, 67, moved from Florida's Atlantic Coast to a city in rural Arkansas with 900 residents…

Noah Sheidlower   


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California just legalized affordable housing in church parking lots and coastal cities — and it could help solve the state's crisis

Pro-housing advocates are celebrating new housing laws addressing burdensome environmental regulati…

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What a beach! Lakshadweep's Minicoy Thundi and Kadmat beaches awarded prestigious 'Blue Flag' eco-label for coastal cleanliness

The Foundation for Environment Education in Denmark accords the Blue Flag certification. To qualify…

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Meet the climate startup turning a 5,000-mile stretch of seaweed from a plague of coastal communities into a giant carbon store

The London-based startup is tackling the "Great Sargassum Monster" with a Roomba-like robot transpo…

Tasmin Lockwood   


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Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur to plant 13,000 mangroves in one week to protect seashore life

It may be noted that mangroves play a major role as feeding and breeding areas for a large variety …

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The amount of coastal water that can harbor harmful Vibrio bacteria has spiked 56%. One species is flesh-eating.

There's been a 56% increase in the coastal waters where bacteria that can cause severe infections t…

Erin Schumaker   


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New US weapons package for Ukraine includes 18 patrol boats to help protect its riverways from the Russian invasion

The United States said it will provide 18 patrol boats to help Ukraine protect its riverways as par…

Alia Shoaib   


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Visualizing beloved aquatic animals when we reach for plastic might just help us use less of it and protect our oceans

New research shows that photos of animals above recycling bins appeared to reduce people's behavior…

Tim Paradis   


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The Biden administration suspended Trump-era Arctic drilling regulations to protect the Alaskan tundra, angering conservatives

It also came after the Biden DOJ was criticized for backing the legality of Trump's decision to sta…

Bill Bostock   


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About 50% of the world's coral reefs have died. Without protection from reefs, coastal cities will see skyrocketing flood damage, a new study says.

As humans have burned fossil fuels, the heat-trapping gases they emit have accumulated in the atmos…

Kevin Loria   


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Here’s what’s special about India’s Cartosat-3 launch tomorrow

India is all set to launch its third generation ‘eye in the sky’ Cartosat-3, from the Satish Dhaw…

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A Thai design firm is turning old fishing nets into COVID-19 protective equipment

The firm, Qualy, has already converted 3 tons of discarded nets into face shields, disinfectant con…

Emily Hager,Mark Abadi   


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I'm a former Navy SEAL who protects rich people on vacation. I've taken them everywhere from French Polynesia to Mt. Everest.

A former Navy SEAL created an elite security company filled with ex-US Armed Forces. They said the …

Claire Turrell   


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The Trump Administration is proposing auctioning off nearly all US coastal waters for offshore drilling

Leaders of many coastal states up and down the East and West coasts, including California, Oregon, …

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Flooding on sunny days is already cutting into income in coastal towns. One small town alone lost $172,000 in a year.

"We talk a lot about how climate change affects extreme events like hurricanes and wildfires, but i…

Aylin Woodward