Environment News Headlines and Top Stories

Nuclear: not a secure option

Highly radioactive water has leaked from a reactor at Japan's crippled nuclear complex. The plant, which is location 150 miles north of Tokyo has been unstable since the tragic earthquake, which left more than 27,000 people dead or missing across northeast Japan.

Porthtowan: polluters, watch out

A Surfers Against Sewage campaign victory, secured in the revised Bathing Water Directive is launched today by the Environment Agency with the publishing of beach profiles for bathing waters. These beach profiles highlight what forms of pollution the beach suffers from and identifies the discharge points.

Tasman Glacier: New Zealand’s largest glacier

A deadly earthquake has stunned the people of New Zealand, leaving in its wake at least 75 dead and many more injured or in a state of upheaval.

Sharks: they love Florida

Thousands of sharks were photographed migrating through the coastal waters off Palm Beach, Florida, by a fast-thinking helicopter pilot who caught the action on his phone’s video camera.

Corona Extra Save the Beach Hotel: as good as the beer

A hotel made of trash collected in the beaches of Europe has been built and installed by the prestigious artist HA Schult, in the central Callao Square, in Madrid, Spain.

Folly Beach: the sand is disappearing

Mother Nature has been warning us for quite a while. World beaches are eroding very quickly and structural measures are still to be taken.

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