Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?
July 31, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change sea-level-rise holidays travel beach tourism coasts rewilding coastal-ecosystems vacation
Summer message from a health expert: Go outside and play, but don’t forget about COVID.
May 19, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health joseph-allen the-forum-at-harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health howard-koh beach national-park outdoor-recreation summer
Sandy beaches are densely populated and occupy more than one third of the global coastline.
March 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change sand sea-level-rise coastline oceanography coastal-erosion beaches
Shark attacks in 2019 were unusually low for the second year running, but the elusive foot-long cookiecutter shark scored a personal best with three.
Jan. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sharks beaches oceans science-and-technology recreation
Attempts to turn Southern California beaches into Instagram-worthy tourist hot spots are stripping them of their biodiversity, a new study shows.
Aug. 5, 2019 • ~9 min
Tags: biodiversity beaches oceans ecosystems earth-and-environment
"If we want to preserve our beaches, shorelines, and rivers we need to know which areas are actually hotspots that need conserving."
July 30, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: conservation birds beaches rivers earth-and-environment lakes
Sand from a 1988 visit to Omaha Beach—site of the ferocious D-Day invasion—reveals that traces of the battle remain there long after June 6, 1944.
June 6, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: sand history world-war-ii france beaches featured society-and-culture wars
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