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As pools and beaches open for Memorial Day, experts warn a nationwide lifeguard shortage could prove deadly

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Across the US, millions of students are marking the end of another school year and preparing for summer festivities, and likely high on their list is getting some time under the sun. But a nationwide lifeguard short...

New beaches and the largest exhibition center in the Middle East: Can Bahrain become a tourist hotspot?

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Bahrain has long relied on its fossil fuel reserves, but with oil running out, the island nation is looking to diversify its economy. Now, it's hoping a $ 427 million waterfront development project will help it cat...

More than 8 million gallons of sewage shuts beaches in California’s Long Beach

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A massive sewage spill has led to the temporary closure of all swimming areas at beaches in the Southern California city of Long Beach. City officials announced the spill in a news release Friday, confirming million...

Several California beaches close after sewage spill

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After the 48-inch sewer main line located in the city of Carson failed Thursday afternoon, as many as 7 million gallons of sewage may have been discharged into the waterway, forcing officials to temporarily prohibit ...

A rare sea turtle and seal pups have washed up on UK beaches after a storm

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A rare sea turtle and dozens of seal pups have been washed onto the UK's beaches after the country was hit by Storm Arwen last week that brought strong winds and the deaths of three people. The severe weather, with...

Thousands of dead sea creatures are washing up on English beaches

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British environmental watchdogs have launched an investigation after thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on beaches in North East England. Sharon Bell, a Marske-by-the-Sea resident, told CNN she walked the bea...

California oil spill that shut down beaches was about 25,000 gallons, well below earlier estimate

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When crude oil leaked into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California earlier this month, the amount spilled was about 25,000 gallons, officials said Friday. "We have a high degree of confidence that the...

California beaches near oil spill see ‘tar balls’: reports

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The Golden State's Department of Fish and Wildlife describes the tar balls as small, dark and often sticky remnants of oil spills or natural oil seeps in bodies of water. CALIFORNIA OIL PIPELINE LEAK: MYSTERY CONTINU...

New York shark sightings prompt new flag warnings at beaches

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During an especially active summer, officials have beefed up shoreline security, using drones and patrolling the sky, sand and water. All of this comes after officials have spotted a record 26 sharks on county beache...

US beaches threatened due to toxic bacteria

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The infections have shut down beaches in New York, Ohio, New Jersey, Washington state and Massachusetts. FLORIDA BEACHES SEE NEARLY 800 TONS OF DEAD FISH, SEA LIFE WASH ASHORE A recent report from Environment Massac...

Florida beaches see nearly 800 tons of dead fish, sea life wash ashore

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Thousands of dead fish and marine life have washed up on beaches in the area largely due to red tide caused by toxic algal blooms. CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA FISH MORTALITY PINNED TO DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE According to th...

Extreme heat cooked mussels, clams and other shellfish alive on beaches in Western Canada

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The devastating heat wave that ravaged British Columbia last week is being blamed for a massive die-off of mussels, clams and other marine animals that live on the beaches of Western Canada. Christopher Harley, a pr...

Several large great white sharks are being tracked near NY/NJ beaches

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According to a shark tracking website, several large great white sharks have been spotted swimming near beaches in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. While the group stressed that shark attacks aren’t common, it...

Maine beaches to hoist shark warning flags commonly used in Massachusetts

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The flags, purple with a white shark in the middle, had previously been used on the shores of tourist hotspot Cape Cod.  MASSACHUSETTS' CAPE COD GREAT WHITE SHARK DETECTIONS ON THE RISE The area has seen an increase...

New York City is sending vaccination buses to beaches and parks this Memorial Day weekend

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New York City is posting buses at beaches and parks over the Memorial Day weekend offering free Covid-19 vaccinations, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. "We're going to go the extra mile, whatever it takes," said ...

More than 110 pounds of suspected cocaine wash ashore on Texas beaches, sheriff says

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Over the course of the last week, packages containing suspected cocaine have washed up onto the beaches of Matagorda County, Texas, authorities said. "Please keep in mind that if you ever find a suspicious package ...

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