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Beach-nesting birds: assault from all sides


Their fortunes tied to the tides, many species of coastal birds nest directly on the beach. Here Nature seems to conspire against them in these places we so often associate with idyllic relaxation. On North America’s temperate Atlantic Coast, beaches … Continue reading

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Turtle Season in South Carolina


Back in 2011, I had occasion to visit Isle of Palms in South Carolina, and I wrote this post about what a great visit that was.  Especially memorable were the loggerhead sea turtles that nest on those beaches, closely monitored … Continue reading

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