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How Climate Change affects coastal zones
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How Climate Change affects coastal zones

Over the past two decades, coastal zones have become focal points of concern as climate change exerts its influence on vulnerable ecosystems. Rising sea levels, intensified storm activities, coastal erosion, and ocean acidification stand out as primary manifestations of this phenomenon. These alterations pose multiple challenges to both the ecological equilibrium and human settlements along...

More than 170 trillion plastic particles found in the ocean as pollution reaches ‘unprecedented’ levels
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More than 170 trillion plastic particles found in the ocean as pollution reaches ‘unprecedented’ levels

By Laura Paddison, CNN The world’s oceans are polluted by a “plastic smog” made up of an estimated 171 trillion plastic particles that if gathered would weigharound 2.3 million tons, according to a new study. A team of international scientists analyzed global data collected between 1979 and 2019 from nearly 12,000 sampling points in the...

Coastal Erosion worsening, experts warn
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Coastal Erosion worsening, experts warn

Coastal erosion has wreaked a significant impact on nearly a third of Greek beaches, according to data made public on Wednesday at a seminar inAthens organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) which alsoreported problems at river estuaries. Specifically, the TEE’s investigation found that 28.6 percent of Greece’scoastline has a problem with erosion with...