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By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
The spill sent up to 126,000 gallons (572,807 liters) of heavy crude into the ocean. It contaminated the sands of famed Huntington Beach and other coastal communities.
By Amy Taxin, Christopher Weber, Associated Press
The company is under scrutiny after a suspected leak in an underwater pipeline fouled the sands of famed Huntington Beach and other coastal communities.
Sand mining accounts for 85 percent of all worldwide mineral extraction, a $70 billion industry. In Cambodia, the practice is big business -- but it comes with a price. The country relies upon the Mekong River for commerce and transportation,…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
What’s the secret to building a majestic sandcastle that will withstand the tide of time? Luckily, there’s a scientific formula for that.
By Matthew Robert Bennett, The Conversation
By Cynthia Stone, KQED
Walking along Bay Area beaches, you may be lucky enough to come across one of "earthscape artist" Andres Amador’s “playa paintings,” large-scale patterns he creates in the sand using rakes and ropes as his tools.
By PBS NewsHour
Can beach nourishment save Coney Island?…
The Sand Engine restores sand to the beach with minimal environmental impact.
The FDA announced Tuesday a series of changes in what consumers will see on sunscreen labels beginning next summer. Judy Woodruff discusses the new rules with The Skin Cancer Foundation's Dr. Ali Hendi.
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