News tagged with coastal

Tide turns against Liberia's biggest slum

The fishermen, hustlers and market traders of West Point have survived two civil wars and an Ebola epidemic, but this resilient Liberian slum cannot hold back the ocean that is slowly swallowing it.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Environment
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Dolphins to get coastal sanctuary in US

After years of research on dolphin behavior and under pressure from animal rights groups, the National Aquarium in Baltimore has decided to move the marine mammals to a sanctuary, officials said Wednesday.

dateJun 16, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Six reasons habitat matters to fish, and people too

Our oceans and coasts contain a stunning variety of marine habitats—everything from coral reefs to salt marshes, oyster beds to kelp forests. These habitats are essential for maintaining the robust fish populations that ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Ecology
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