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Sri Lanka: Burning ship coats beaches in oil and debris


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Red Tide discovered on Sarasota beaches


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Volunteers mobilize to clean Israel’s tar-coated beaches


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Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beaches

Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beachesThe source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery Tuesday despite President Jair Bolsonaro’s assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals. Tamar, a group dedicated to the protection of sea turtles, said the oil spill was “the worst environmental tragedy” it has encountered since its formation in 1980. The patches of oil began appearing in early September and have now turned up along a 2,000 kilometer (1,200 mile) stretch of Atlantic coastline.



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The 10 Best Beaches In The World In 2018, Revealed

The 10 Best Beaches In The World In 2018, RevealedNeed some travel inspo for your upcoming beach vacation?



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Irma: Manatees found stranded on Florida beaches after hurricane sucks up water from sea

Irma: Manatees found stranded on Florida beaches after hurricane sucks up water from seaPeople in Florida have teamed up to save a number of manatees left stranded after Hurricane Irma suddenly sucked back the tide. The phenomenon has led to ocean waters disappearing as the storm continued to tear through the region. It is caused when low air pressure inside the hurricane acts as a vacuum for the surrounding ocean – sucking up water and dumping it as it travels inland, leaving several sea creatures stranded on dry land.



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Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Beaches In The Bahamas

Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Beaches In The BahamasHurricane Irma is so powerful, it sucked the ocean away from beaches in the Bahamas on Friday.



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Hong Kong closes 13 beaches as stinking, congealed palm oil washes ashore

Hong Kong closes 13 beaches as stinking, congealed palm oil washes ashoreHong Kong has closed more than a dozen beaches after a palm oil spill washed foul-smelling, Styrofoam-like clumps ashore, the latest major environmental disaster to blight the territory’s waters. The Chinese-controlled city closed two more beaches in the south of Hong Kong island on Tuesday, bringing to 13 the total shut since two vessels collided in the Pearl River estuary. It took two days for mainland Chinese authorities to inform Hong Kong about the collision, the government said.



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Cause of Mexican sewage spill fouling U.S. beaches under investigation

Cause of Mexican sewage spill fouling U.S. beaches under investigationBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A massive sewage spill from Mexico’s Tijuana River that polluted miles of coastland in Southern California and northern Mexico has prompted an investigation, with U.S. officials calling it deliberate and Mexican authorities saying it was an accident caused by heavy rain. Tensions are running high between Mexico and the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump promised to build a border wall, deport millions of Mexicans in the United States illegally and tax Mexican imports.



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In photos: The world's best beaches 2017, according to TripAdvisor travelers

In photos: The world's best beaches 2017, according to TripAdvisor travelers



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