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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Beach (WBZ-TV photo)

Surf-Related Injuries Are More Common, Severe Than Beachgoers Realize

Researchers found that not only are injuries from waves more common than previously thought, but that three deaths were attributed to the power of the surf.

08/08/2013

Scientist searches for invasive species in Marshfield. (WBZ-TV photo)

Team Searches For Invasive Species Along Mass. Coast

A scientific search party fanned out today along the Massachusetts coast looking for unwanted and potentially dangerous visitors.

08/06/2013

file photo (credit: AP)

Feds Reject Request To Expand Fishing Limits

The U.S. commerce secretary has denied a request by the governor of Massachusetts for emergency increases in fish catch limits, saying there’s no new science to justify them.

01/08/2011

Curious How Oil Spill Will Impact New England

Oil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for 72 days; more than 140 million gallons and it keeps flowing. The question many in New England are…

10/01/2010

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