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Surveys about adapting to changing climate reveal coastal concerns

Posted by: | January 20, 2009 Comments Off on Surveys about adapting to changing climate reveal coastal concerns |

Coastal officials and owners of coastal property in East and West coast states don’t need to be persuaded that climate change is happening. They believe that both government and individuals should begin taking action now to adapt to expected effects. These are among several insights from surveys conducted in Oregon and Maine by the Sea […]

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Surfers swallow 10x more water than swimmers, divers, study shows

Posted by: | December 23, 2008 Comments Off on Surfers swallow 10x more water than swimmers, divers, study shows |

CORVALLIS, Ore. (Dec. 22, 2008) – In the first study of its kind, scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) and the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality have found that surfers unintentionally ingest 10 times more water than swimmers or divers, putting them at higher risk of contracting gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses when surfing in contaminated waters. […]

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