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Volcanic rock added to Outer Banks beach could help capture carbon

The Outer Banks are already on the front lines when it comes to climate change, but largely for the wrong reasons. Rising seas and ferocious hurricanes, both fueled by global warming, regularly threaten seaside homes and roads along the narrow strip of barrier islands off North Carolina. Now researchers hope to use those same beaches …

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Origin of Ninety Mile Beach Mussel Spat Finally Revealed

Origin of Ninety Mile Beach Mussel Spat Finally Revealed

Mussel spat collection on Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach is a regular occurrence, with spat going to most mussel farms in the country. It’s a $380 million a year industry. But most mussels from New Zealand aquaculture farms come from spat collected at Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach, which in turn came from other sites in Northland, …

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