Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern coast

Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with famous motels and beaches, but this once pristine landscape hasn’t been spared through the worldwide plastic waste disaster, a study finds. The authors of the paper, published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin, studied 10 places alongside a 91-kilometer (57-mile) stretch of the Indian Ocean island’s southern coast to […]

Facing a seaweed ‘disaster’ on the seaside, Miami-Dade’s getting ready to haul away seagrass

A cloudless sky greeted Shannon Waddell and pals in Miami Beach for their weekend getaway from Atlanta, and the day would possibly have qualified as postcard best if not for the rotting blanket of sargassum blockading their barefoot path to the ocean. “It’s so pretty and blue out there,” Waddell, 21, said from her perch […]

Here’s how loads of inn towels end up on Hilton Head’s beaches each night time

It’s a towel season on Hilton Head Island. Beachgoers and turtle activists had been reporting huge piles of resort towels left on the seaside to clutter the surf, stop sea turtles of their tracks and threaten nearby flora and fauna. Although wildlife activists say they see leftover towels every year, this year’s piles are catching […]

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths

(CNN)Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which local campaign groups say may be linked to two recent deaths in the area. On July 6 an 18-year-old oyster farmer was found dead in nearby Morlaix Bay and initial tests […]

Beaches of Langkawi: Which reigns preferred?

The most important island of Langkawi probable has the first-class beaches on the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. There are seashores right here to suit all tastes whether you opt for quiet, secluded coves or something a piece livelier with water-sports and restaurants. Of path, no Langkawi seaside is that energetic – if you’re searching […]

70,000 toddler turtles to hatch on Antalya seashore

About 70,000 endangered sea turtle hatchlings are predicted to crawl into the ocean from Turkey’s southern coast this summer season. Caretta turtles, also known as loggerheads, are liable to go extinct due to predators and destruction in their herbal habitat; but, Turkish authorities and volunteers show utmost care to ensure their survival. Ali Fuat Canbolat, […]

Collapsing California Cliff Claims 3 Lives Along Beach

ENCINITAS, CALIF. – A famous surfing beach became closed Saturday after a cliff collapsed, sending tons of sandstone onto beachgoers and killing three humans. A 30-foot-lengthy slab of the cliff plunged onto the sand close to Grandview Beach north of San Diego. A KNSD-TV helicopter captured footage of seaside chairs, towels, surfboards and seashore toys […]

Don’t panic: Sea lice are commonplace at Mid-Atlantic beaches

Earlier this week, a few swimmers in Virginia Beach felt the sting and itching sensation of being bitten by sea lice. The term “sea louse” doesn’t describe a single species, but is sincerely an own family of tiny, translucent crustaceans — domestically, they’re frequently blue crab larvae or jellyfish larvae — but many own pincers […]