Beach Energy probes Limestone Coast potential amid ‘desperate need’ for local gas

An energy giant will assess future opportunities to explore gas in regional South Australia amid a “desperate” need for more local gas. Key points: Beach Energy to close headquarters and mothball gas plant on Limestone Coast with no activities in the pipeline Energy giant to use geological survey to target future gas reserves with more … Read more

Deep Time: Commissions for the Lake District Coast – Announcements

A lesser-known stretch of England’s rugged North West coast is the inspiration for a newly announced public art commissions program launching in early 2023. Deep Time — Commissions for the Lake District Coast celebrates West Cumbria’s varied landscape and rich heritage, bringing artists into a direct dialogue with its geology, ecology, industry and rugged beauty. … Read more

Scientists off the West Coast watch for whales — and their food

Your browser does not support the audio element. High up on NOAA’s Bell M. Shimada’s flybridge – the very top deck, around 13 meters above the water line – the scientists did not take their eyes off the water. The scientists were searching for signs of whales. Whales need a healthy, functioning ecosystem, which means … Read more

The coast of the giants: footprints in the Gulf of Cadiz confirm the coexistence of massive aurochs with Neanderthals and other large animals | Science & Tech

Digital recreation of an uros.José María Galán A footprint on the ground is much more than a mark. It can reveal information about what or who left it, what it was doing at that time, what the environment was like, where it was wandering, its weight, its size and its habits. For researchers studying prehistoric … Read more

Encounters with the Science of Sunsets, Spring and Foam on Oregon Coast

Encounters with the Science of Sunsets, Spring and Foam on Oregon Coast Published 06/18/22 at 5:35 PM PST By Andre ‘GW Hagestedt (Manzanita, Oregon) – It’s one of those Oregon coast jaunts that goes from serene and simple beauty to downright surreal. On this particular photographic run up and down the beaches, mostly focusing on … Read more

Four Things That Aren’t What You Think They Are on Oregon Coast

Four Things That Aren’t What You Think They Are on Oregon Coast Published 05/26/22 at 4:35 AM PST By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff (Oregon Coast) – Geology, believe it or not, can be a wild ride. It may seem dry to many, but on this coastline it contains dramatic, even bizarre truths. (Above: top … Read more

Head-Scratching Finds Between Florence and Yachats, Surreal Oregon Coast Science

Head-Scratching Finds Between Florence and Yachats, Surreal Oregon Coast Science Published 05/30/22 at 3:25 PM PST By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff (Yachats, Oregon) – That 20-mile segment of Oregon coast between Florence and Yachats is filled with one surprise bend in the road after another, as complex little beaches pop up between the rolling … Read more

How politics have stalled tsunami prep efforts on the WA coast

The city of Ocean Shores likewise started planning its first evacuation tower years ago, after the state’s 2014 Safe Haven Project found that it would need 12 to 20 towers to protect the 6,000-plus residents spread across its sandy flats (out of 57 to 85 towers along the entire coast) . Now, with communication snafus … Read more

Ice Lost, Island Found? Eastern Coast of Antarctica Appears To Have Gained an Island

Unnamed island off the Glenzer and Conger ice shelves in East Antarctica. November 15, 1989 – January 9, 2022 An unnamed mound of white off East Antarctica seems to be an island. The eastern coast of Antarctica has lost the majority of the Glenzer and Conger ice shelves. In the process, it gained what is … Read more