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Pakistan - Call for joint efforts to combat salinity affecting coastal, agriculture lands

KARACHI: Participants at a workshop underscored the need for collaboration with communities as well as among organisations to help combat salinity affecting coastal and irrigated agriculture areas of the country.

Gulf of Mexico
Advocacy

LA - Activating social science for flood risk and resilience planning in Louisiana and beyond.

Climate change is increasingly threatening the homes, health, livelihoods and cultural heritage of communities across Louisiana’s coast.

Gulf of Mexico
Advocacy

TX - Climate Change Adaptation in Action in Galveston Bay, Texas

Over the last 120 years, the sea level in the Galveston area has risen by more than 27 inches

International
Advocacy

UK - Five highly protected marine areas planned for English waters

Guardian given consultation details about next generation of marine nature reserves where all fishing is banned

West Coast
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CA - Tired of the mess: Three North Bay counties to collaborate on coastal Leave No Trace campaign

In 2008, Richard James escaped from Silicon Valley to get closer to nature, moving to Inverness, an unincorporated town on the shoreline near Point Reyes Station. “I moved up here because it's beautiful, and I love it,” James said. “And I think a lot of people come out here because it's beautiful. So, it's really ironic that when people come out to such a beautiful place, and then defile it, and tarnish it.”

Gulf of Mexico
Advocacy

LA - Audubon Nature Institute working to improve ocean health and protect marine life

Audubon Nature Institute is taking steps to help address the damage being done to the Gulf of Mexico and the world’s oceans because of climate change and pollution.

Coastwide
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USA - Our Ocean Backyard | Battle continues against climate deception

Climate deception by fossil fuel companies has gone on for more than 30 years and continues today, frequently accompanied by what has now been labeled as greenwashing, or advertising some minor efforts that give the appearance of support for and investment in renewable energy.

Coastwide
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USA - Announcing 2022 Best Restored Beach Award Recipients

For more than 30 years communities around the United States have been restoring their beaches. Although some areas are relatively new to the process, others have a long history of successful replenishment projects. In many cases, the restoration process is so well established that beach enthusiasts are not even aware they are enjoying a restored beach!

Caribbean
Advocacy

Puerto Rico - Coastal gentrification in Puerto Rico is displacing people and damaging mangroves and wetlands

As world travel rebounds after two years of COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions, marketers and the media are promoting Puerto Rico as an accessible hot spot destination for continental U.S. travelers.

International
Advocacy

AUS - State government urged to get involved with Collaroy-Narrabeen beach seawall

It's a structure that nobody loves the look of .... but that's the closest you'll get to an agreement over the Collaroy-Narrabeen beach seawall.

Gulf of Mexico
Advocacy

TX - Lawsuit argues Texas can’t close public beach for SpaceX launches

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Environmentalists allege that the closure of public beaches for SpaceX test launches violates the Texas Constitution.

West Coast
Advocacy

USA - Angelo Villagomez: Leading ocean conservationist works to recognize the Marianas Trench as a sanctuary

A biologist-turned-environmental policy expert with Saipan roots is leading the charge in the nation’s capital to include the Marianas Trench as a National Marine Sanctuary.

Great Lakes
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MI - Erie Marsh Preserve restoration in final stages

Migrating birds are making their annual trip north to forests, prairies, streams, rivers and beaches across the United States and Canada.

Northeast
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MA - Advocates Holding Rally In Wellfleet Against Dumping In Cape Cod Bay

Cape Downwinders and Save Our Bay are organizing a rally at Mayo Beach in Wellfleet on Tuesday, June 14 from 3 to 4 pm to protest the proposed discharge of radioactive water from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station into Cape Cod Bay.

Southeast
Advocacy

NC - Book shines light on remarkable women of the Outer Banks | Coastal Review

Hannah Bunn West has shone a spotlight on some little-known, impactful women in the history of the Outer Banks.

International
Advocacy

AUS - Australia Beaches See Plastic Pollution Drop by 30% in 6 Years

Plastic waste across Australia’s beaches and coastlines has declined by a third over the past six years as a result of a wide range of local initiatives to reduce litter, according to research by Australia’s science agency.

Coastwide
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Canada - Anti-deep sea mining rally held on Ocean's Day - MINING.COM

A deep-sea mining pilot expected to occur later this year 1,300 nautical miles southwest of Sandiego, California was the subject of a rally in Vancouver Wednesday.

International
Advocacy

AUS - Off northern Australia, scientists and Islanders are sharing knowledge to protect our 'seagrass capital'

Madeina David, 23, recalls fondly her days following her father out on his boat crayfishing to make a living on the remote Iama Island in the Torres Strait.

Southeast
Advocacy

NC/SC - 1 Million Acres of Southeast Salt Marsh Move Closer to Protection

Plan involving military, governments, and communities would benefit nature, economies, and diverse range of residents

Coastwide
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USA - OPINION: Protecting the right 30% of our ocean

Today only 11% of Marine Protected Areas are inside territorial waters. Most are established offshore, far from the biodiversity-rich territorial seas

Caribbean
Advocacy

BZ - Nature And People Positive Solutions: The Nature Conservancy In Belize

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has a storied history of local, regional, and global environmental protection and conservation efforts centered on sound principles and comprehensive solutions. Since 1951, TNC has used a collaborative approach that engages communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners to combat some of our world’s toughest challenges like climate change and food and water sustainability.

Southeast
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GA - Georgia coastal wetlands need room to move, report says

A new study draws attention to the need to conserve undeveloped land in coastal areas to accommodate wetlands as sea levels rise.

International
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NZ - Pacific civil society groups urge NZ to support a moratorium on deep sea mining

Representatives of Pacific civil society and conservation groups are calling on the New Zealand government to show regional leadership and support a moratorium on deep sea mining.