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World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater
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World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater

Here is a glimpse into the wonders of the underworld that we don't get to see too often enough.

Goa govt to deploy additional security on beaches to ensure nomads and hawkers don't 'disturb tourists'
India

Goa govt to deploy additional security on beaches to ensure nomads and hawkers don't 'disturb tourists'

The movement of Lamanis, members of a nomadic tribe, vagabonds and hawkers will be restricted on the state's beaches so that tourists are not disturbed, the Goa Assembly was told on Wednesday

In Goa, report filthy beaches to state govt through WhatsApp message
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In Goa, report filthy beaches to state govt through WhatsApp message

Goans concerned over the state's filthy beaches can now ensure cleanliness through a WhatsApp message

In Morocco's hills, tourist dollars could keep argan oil flowing
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In Morocco's hills, tourist dollars could keep argan oil flowing | Reuters

By Laurie Goering AIT HSSAINE, Morocco (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In these arid and stony red-earth hills in southwest Morocco, flanked by the Sahara Desert and the snowy high Atlas Mountains, finding a way to make money isn’t easy. Water is scarce, rainfall increasingly unpredictable, and not much but goats survive on the sparse vegetation.But the 150 members of the Afoulki women's cooperative are pounding away at the problem – literally.In a back room at the hillside cooperative's centre in Ait Hssaine, a dozen scarf-clad Berber women rhythmically bring stone hammers down on argan nuts, expertly splitting the shells and then flicking the oil-bearing kernels into a woven basket.The rich argan oil, once pressed and refined, is both tasty and popular on international markets as an additive to cosmetics, soaps, shampoos and other products. Virtually all the world’s supply comes from this area of Morocco, inland from the coastal city of Agadir.“There’s nothing else like argan here.

Monika Ghurde's murder coverage highlights cruel biases in Indian media
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Monika Ghurde's murder coverage highlights cruel biases in Indian media

The Indian media needs a masterclass on how to cover murders without adding sleaze and violating the dignity of the dead, and damaging the sanctity of a crime scene

Naked body of perfumer Monica Ghurde found in Goa home
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Naked body of perfumer Monica Ghurde found in Goa home

Goa Police has found naked body of renowned woman perfume specialist, Monika Ghurde at her residence near Panaji, with police suspecting that she was raped and murdered

Woman found dead on Arambol beach in North Goa
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Woman found dead on Arambol beach in North Goa

The body of a young woman was found in a semi-nude state at Arambol beach in North Goa, police said today.

To hell with Goa, here are 5 beach destinations to visit this holiday season
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To hell with Goa, here are 5 beach destinations to visit this holiday season

here are five beach destinations to visit this holiday season

Saudi King's French Riviera summer holiday with 1000 strong entourage sparks protests
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Saudi King's French Riviera summer holiday with 1000 strong entourage sparks protests

The lockdown of the Mirandole beach on the French Riviera for the visit of Saudi Arabia's King Salman has riled some locals.

Women tourists prefer going on group tours for casual sex, reveals survey
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Women tourists prefer going on group tours for casual sex, reveals survey

Women who prefer relaxing beach vacations are steady in their sex lives but those who opt for group tours and sightseeing trips generally look for casual sex with acquaintances or even strangers, reveals an interesting survey.

Crocodile on the beach! Facebook post of reptile on Goa's Morjim beach goes viral
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Crocodile on the beach! Facebook post of reptile on Goa's Morjim beach goes viral

Crocodiles are commonly found in the marshy rivers but there have rarely been instances of the aquatic reptiles sighted on the state's beaches.

Two gunmen open fire in hotel in Tunisia, death toll rises to 39
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Two gunmen open fire in hotel in Tunisia, death toll rises to 39

Two gunmen rushed from the beach into a hotel in the Tunisia resort town of Sousse Friday, killing at least 27 people.

Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex
India

Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex

The series of accusations and open soliciting around Baga and Calangute beaches have only reinforced the reputation of the state as a sex tourism destination.

Sunbathers take heed: skin damage continues hours after exposure
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Sunbathers take heed: skin damage continues hours after exposure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here's a warning to sunbathers everywhere. Scientists have found that the skin damage caused by UV rays does not stop once you get out of the sun

Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted
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Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted

Beaches at the Australian city of Newcastle were closed for a sixth day on Thursday because of a 5-meter (16-foot) great white shark that is lurking in coastal waters.

Goa govt suspends water sports after death of 3 Russian tourists
India

Goa govt suspends water sports after death of 3 Russian tourists

The Goa government has suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being operated illegally.

That beach is not your property: US court rules against billionaire Vinod Khosla
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That beach is not your property: US court rules against billionaire Vinod Khosla

Silicon-valley investor and Indian-American billionaire Vinod Khosla's has found no relief from a US court, in a battle against the people of California over access to a beach.