coastal systems Tag

Recently, the tank at the Sai Kung fish market in Hong Kong was seen spotted with unusual creatures. Buyers chose from live mantis shrimp, sea snails, lobsters, clams, and arrays of fish and had them cooked on the spot. There are various kinds of seafood available under the sun and many of them are endangered or illegally caught. Savannah Kinzer, a fourth-year student at Northeastern University,...

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Hurricane Dorian a tremendously brawny, long-lived and catastrophic tropical cyclone which ruined the northwestern Bahamas and lead to significant damage to the Southwestern US and Atlantic Canada. It is the first major hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. This hurricane deteriorated the Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands, leaving 70,000 people destitute.   Hurricane Dorian developed from a tropical wave on August 24 in the Central Atlantic...

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coasts

As is known, almost two-thirds of the major cities around the world are surrounded by coasts. Increase in population takes a toll on the cities, in turn, increases the pressure on coastal environments. Geoff Trussell is concerned about the current coastal scenario. He is the director of the Marine Science Center of Northeastern University. Along with it, he is also the chairperson of the Department...

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