Tag: Coastlines and beaches

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

CANBERRA, Australia — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian...
Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurt

RIO DE JANEIRO — A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in...
Endangered whale’s calving season peaks, but no babies seen

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into...
In Maryland, opposition to offshore drilling is bipartisan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Environmental groups opposed to allowing offshore drilling near the Maryland coast picked up bipartisan support Tuesday ahead of an open house...
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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Biologists say a North Atlantic right whale has made a rare appearance in the Gulf of Mexico off the...
World’s largest sea turtle could come off ‘endangered’ list

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list...
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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate is advancing a plan to reserve oil spill settlement money for use on projects along the Gulf Coast. ...
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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate is working on a plan to reserve oil spill settlement money for use on projects along the Gulf...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's governor urged the federal government Monday to exempt the state from a plan by President Donald Trump's administration to...
Texas towns hit hard by Hurricane Harvey work to recover

ROCKPORT, Texas — Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months...

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