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Drones to use artificial intelligence system for detecting sharks on Australian beaches
News & Analysis

Drones to use artificial intelligence system for detecting sharks on Australian beaches

Drones equipped with a shark detection system powered by artificial intelligence will start patrolling some Australian beaches from next month.

Cannes ban on full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches touted as anti-Muslim
World

Cannes ban on full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches touted as anti-Muslim

The French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons, a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens religious tensions.

Murud tragedy aftermath: Bombay HC seeks to know steps taken to secure beaches
India

Murud tragedy aftermath: Bombay HC seeks to know steps taken to secure beaches

A day after 14 students drowned off Murud beach, Bombay HC sought to know from Maharashtra government what measures it has taken to keep beaches secure.

Seaweed troubles? Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Puerto Rico beaches
World

Seaweed troubles? Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Puerto Rico beaches

The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the Caribbean are increasingly being fouled by mats of decaying seaweed that attract biting sand fleas and smell like rotten eggs.

Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore
Mumbai

Mumbai: Environment Ministry clueless even as 10 dead dolphins wash ashore

While marine biologists, environmental activists and researchers are baffled over the continued rise of dead dolphins washing ashore Mumbai''s coastline

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar in a tight spot over state's bikini politics
Politics

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar in a tight spot over state's bikini politics

But judging by the goings-on over the last two months or so, the two-piece bathing accessory now appears to have come to haunt Parrikar's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan
India

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan

Goa, one of the world's most popular beach tourism destinations, does not have a single efficiently functioning solid waste management plant

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza summer
World

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza summer

GAZA (Reuters) - When Palestinians in the Gaza Strip seek some relief from the grind of life in an enclave plagued by conflict and hardship, they usually need to look no further than their sandy beaches. But this summer, access to the cooling waters of the Mediterranean is gradually being closed off to Gaza's 1.8 million residents, due to pollution stemming from fuel shortages that have halted work at sewage treatment facilities.

Love the new tan? You could be addicted to sunbathing!
Life

Love the new tan? You could be addicted to sunbathing!

Are you mad about sun-bathing and don't leave any chance to tan your body? You may be suffering from a tanning addiction.

Tar ball deposition on Goa's beaches affecting marine life
India

Tar ball deposition on Goa's beaches affecting marine life

To carry out the study the NIO collected samples from Baga, Candolim, Calungute and Mandrem beaches from North Goa and Velsao, Betalbatim, Colva and Benaulim from South Goa.