The dead body of an unidentified man has washed up on the Palghar beach. Based on the badly decomposed dead body, first spotted by fishermen in the area in the evening of 16th April, it has been assumed that the deceased was somewhere in his forties. A case of accidental death has been registered by the Vasai police. The matter is currently being further investigated.
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Officials in South Carolina's Myrtle Beach, said that a garbage can that was supposed to be on one of their beaches wound up on the coast of Ireland. Officials in Myrtle Beach believed it carted away in a storm. A Mayo County homeowner emailed them the images of the bin, which was covered in shells and sand. Officials wrote to the Irish resident, "Please recycle our wayward traveling can".
A 40-feet long Whale which weighed around 30,000 kg washed up dead ashore on a beach in Maharashtra, on September 21 which sparked lots of attention. Officials stated that the gigantic whale mostly died sometime in August and got washed up from the Arabian Sea. Officials were highly unsuccessful in moving the dead whale's body and eventually buried the Whale's body at the beach after digging a five-feet deep hole.
In what is regarded as the UK’s biggest coordinated cleanup event, nearly 3,913 volunteers collected around 9,998 Coca-Cola bottles and cans that littered several beaches in the country, a report revealed. Campaigners have also called for the "deposit return Scheme" to handle the littering situations in the country. Responding to the report, a spokesperson from "Coca-Cola" said that, "It is disappointing to see any packaging being littered… read-more
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In what could be called as a unique discovery, a four-year-old girl Lily Wilder discovered a well-preserved footprint of a dinosaur on a Wales beach. The National Museum Wales said the 10-cm long footprint likely from a 75-cm tall dinosaur was about 220-million years old. Though the type of dinosaur is not clear, scientists believe that it should help in knowing how they walked.
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Celebrating his 55th birthday, Actor Milind Soman shared his all naked photo on his Instagram account, captioning it “Happy Birthday to me”. The fitness enthusiast’s photo in which he can be seen running naked on a Goa beach was captured by his wife Ankita Konwar. In an another Instagram post by shared by Ankita, the fitness-freak couple could be seen sharing a selfie, as they have a gala time in Goa.
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Villagers near Colombo’s Panadura beach in Sri Lanka broke COVID-19 curfew to rescue around 100 whales that had beached. The locals pushed the small whales back to sea. Upul Ranjith, the first-eyewitness fisherman, said he had never seen such an incident before. The coastguard and navy continued rescue-operations late into the night. While beaching remains a mystery to scientists, a record stranding of whales happened in September on… read-more
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Union Environment Ministry has favoured eight beaches around the country to compete for the international eco-label 'Blue Flag' certification. The ministry said that the beaches were selected by a national jury, which included environmentalists and scientists. The Golden Beach (Odisha) and Padubidri (Karnataka), are among the eight. The certification is issued by the ‘Foundation for Environment and Education’, to the beaches which strictly… read-more
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