It’s nearing the end of summer, so let’s talk beaches. And sunbathing.
- At a Virginia beach, rising seas mean rising tempers over what comes first at Chincoteague: parking or preservation. (Scientific American)
- A city whose natural tidelands are 50 percent filled-in means that Boston, too, is planning for ‘near-term risk’ of rising tides. (NPR)
- Soaking up lots of rays may be bad for humans, but this bug is sunbathing for its health. (BBC Nature)
- Mutant Fish? Eyeless Shrimp? They’re not new species, they’re from the Gulf. (Treehugger)
- NASA has captured satellite images of the wildfires burning at night. Stunning! (Mongabay)
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