Posts Tagged ‘beaches’

Millions Of Plastic Pellets Wash Up On Spanish Beaches

Authorities declared an environmental emergency after a shipping container fell off a transport vessel. Source

More than 250 Beaches Across Greece are Becoming Accessible 

More than 250 beaches all over Greece will be accessible by this summer, Tourism Ministry officials announced during the “Accessible Beaches for Everyone” media event on Thursday. Organized by the ministry’s Tourism Policy and Development department, which oversees the implementation of the NSRF 2014-2020 “Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation” program, the event included an update of the “Creation of Integrated Accessible Tourist… […]

The world’s best beaches, according to TripAdvisor travelers includes two from Greece and one from Cyprus

Check out Greece’s best two beaches in the world that made TripAdvisor’s top 25 list and one Nissi Beach in Cyprus. In the Europe ranking, first-place Reynisfjara Beach, second-place Praia da Falesia and third-place Spiaggia dei Conigli are followed by the ‘breathtaking’ La Concha Beach in San Sebastian, Spain, in fourth place. It’s one of […]

Mysterious Tjipetir Blocks Are Appearing on European Beaches

A woman was walking along the beach in Cornwall, England in 2012, when she by chance spotted a dark tablet in the sand. On closer inspection she noticed it was inscribed with a strange word, but shrugged off her discovery as a curiosity. Nevertheless, a few weeks later she discovered another tablet on a different […]

Santa Paws: South African canines sled on sandy beaches

Every Saturday, tourists and joggers are treated to scenes straight from the Arctic with dogs that have swapped snow for sand. A team of huskies pulling a sled along the white sands of Muizenberg beach, getting a dose of much-needed exercise just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Locals and holidaymakers alike are stunned to […]

Italy Deploys “Medical Drones” Over Beaches To Search For Feverish People

In the early days of the virus pandemic, we covered multiple stories involving drones equipped with thermal optic sensors and artificial intelligence to detect if a person was feverish. More than a year later, this dystopic technology has been deployed over Italian beaches. According to RT News, citing local Italian media, so-called “medical drones” will hover over the […]

Thousands of dead fish appear in the Mar Menor lagoon and nine beaches close

Thousands of dead fish appear in the Mar Menor lagoon and nine beaches close Posted on August 20, 2021 by ELCOMUNISTA.NETThe environmental situation in the Mar Menor, Europe’s biggest salt water lagoon, continues to be worrying. This Friday thousands of dead fish and crustaceans have been found again and the Cartagena City Council has closed nine […]

Coca-Cola biggest offender of all branded pollution on UK beaches, new report confirms

Image Credit: George Frey/Bloomberg In an annual Brand Audit that reveals the volume of plastic and packaging pollution, Surfers Against Sewage confirmed Coca-Cola was the brand that showed up on UK beaches the most. The audit was conducted from May 11-23 across 350,000 miles of beach with more than 50,000 volunteers who collected 26,983 pieces […]

Belgian terraces and Greek beaches invite visitors as lockdown measures ease

Bars and restaurants in Belgium have reopened their outdoor terraces after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, people no longer need to observe a curfew or stay indoors at night. For many in the Belgian capital, Brussels, it was a reason to be happy. One woman told reporters: “I plan to […]

4 dead gray whales wash up on San Francisco Bay area beaches in 9 days

 Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the giant aquatic mammals died from ship strikes and an investigation is ongoing Saturday on the other two. Biologists with the nonprofit Marine Mammal Center in California said in a release Saturday that two […]

Israelis Flock to Beaches, Parks as They Once Again Cast Ballots

A young boy walks past Likud party election campaign banners depicting its leader Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, near a polling station as Israelis vote in a general election, in Tel Aviv, Israel March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Corinna Kern Tuesday is general election day in Tel Aviv — a day off from work and school — […]

COVID-19 forces closure of iconic beaches in Rio de Janeiro and Miami

Rio de Janeiro’s iconic beaches were closed to the public on Saturday for the first time since they reopened in July 2020, as authorities are looking to curb a recent spike in numbers of hospitalisations with the health system already working at full capacity. On Friday, municipal Health Secretary Daniel Soranz announced the new restrictions […]

Israeli officials raid Greek ship suspected of tar spill on Israeli beaches

Browse > Home / News / Israeli officials raid Greek ship suspected of tar spill on Israeli beaches February 28, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Israeli officials from the Ministry of Environmental Protection boarded a ship docked in Greece that is suspected of being responsible for dumping tar into the […]

After a week of clean-up efforts, tar still ‘everywhere’ on Israel’s beaches

It’s only when you see it with your own eyes that you begin to understand the scope of the oil disaster that has hit most of Israel’s Mediterranean coastline At Achziv beach in northern Israel, from where you can see the Lebanese border, the sand doesn’t look too bad from a distance. But when you […]

Tar covering Israel’s beaches doesn’t bode well for its handling of the next major oil spill

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Israel Closes Mediterranean Beaches After Oil Spill Devastates Coast

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all its Mediterranean beaches until further notice on Sunday, days after an offshore oil spill deposited tons of tar across more than 100 miles of coastline in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disasters. Activists began reporting globs of black tar on Israel’s coast last week […]

Israel’s beaches hit be worst ecological disaster in decades

Browse > Home / News / Israel’s beaches hit be worst ecological disaster in decades February 22, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article 170km of Israel’s 190km coast were covered with tar and damaged in an ecological disaster in the past few days, the worst environmental disaster in decades. Photo: Gideon […]

Israel’s new tourism come-on: Holy sites, beaches, locals are vaccinated

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Eilat becomes first Israeli city to ban disposable utensils on its beaches

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Australia’s Gold Coast beaches swamped by foam caused by rough seas

Southeast Queenslanders were left cleaning up their neighbourhoods after heavy rainfall, damaging winds and high tides hit the region this week. Some areas on the Gold Coast hinterland received nearly a metre of rain and coastal locations, like Currumbin and Coolangatta, experiencing rough seas, which caused foam to form on beaches. The low-pressure system has […]

With 194 BILLION Masks and Gloves Used Monthly, New Wave of Pollution Hits Oceans and Beaches

By Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world earlier this year, plunging much of the world into lockdown conditions, it seemed that nature was finally being given a major breather – so much so that breathless stories spread across the world about animals taking back their environs, along with […]

As western Europe sizzles many flock to beaches and ignore COVID-19 restrictions

Swathes of Western Europe is wilting under intense heat, with socially-distanced crowds seeking relief in fountains and pools as authorities warn of COVID-19 and wildfire risks. Temperatures in Paris reached a sweltering 40 degrees Celsius on Friday. The few who dared to leave their homes looked for shade in parks. An increase in COVID-19 cases […]

Photos: Iran’s lovely beaches

IFP- Iran has the Caspian Sea on its northern boundaries and the Persian Gulf on its southern boundaries, and each of these coastlines has its own beauties. Iran is known to be a four-season paradise. In the middle of freezing winter, one can travel to central Iran to enjoy the desert heat. Even in high […]

Ocean Mysteriously Recedes From Various Beaches In Brazil and Uruguay

A strange thing has been happening on beaches in Punta del Este in Uruguay along with Tramandai and Porte Alegre in Brazil. Typically when the ocean recedes away from the beach it is a sign that a tsunami is going to hit the region, however, in these instances, this has not been the reason. On […]

Gazans have no alternative to polluted beaches

In the peak of the roasted summer heatwave, Gazans flock to their polluted beaches in droves because they have no alternatives. As the summer heatwave reaches its peak, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip generally flock to the Mediterranean beaches of the enclave. The beaches are polluted by untreated sewage, but the residents have no alternative […]

Beaches In America Are Being Invaded By Millions Of Strange New Creatures

There is something strange happening off the coast of the Pacific Northwest. Fishermen from Oregon to Alaska are reporting massive increases in populations of bizarre creatures, and they are left wondering why are their numbers growing, and what effect will they have on the marine ecosystems the fishermen depend on. This mystery also has marine […]

Concrete, or Beaches? World’s Sand Running Out As Global Construction Booms

Fishermen report increase in exotic fish caught off Perth beaches in Western Australia

     Local fishermen have reported an increase in tropical fish caught just off Perth beaches over the past week. According to Recfishwest, many Perth fishermen had reported landing tropical fish off the coast in unusual spots. “We’ve been receiving some reports of uncharacteristic tropical fish caught just out of Perth the last week,” a spokesperson […]

Dogs suffering allergic reactions and death after being injected with popular Merck vaccine

(NaturalNews) Dog owners and veterinary associations in the United Kingdom have been warning of a rash of dangerous and even lethal side effects from a popular vaccine designed to protect dogs from a rare and mild illness. The disease in question, leptospirosis, can be serious in both dogs and humans, but most cases […]

Scientists smash record for human embryos grown in the lab in revolutionary breakthrough

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