Tag: beaches

pool, swimming

What Exactly Are You Exposing Yourself to at the Beach?

Before you lay out on the sand of your favorite beach, you may want to think twice about what may be lurking below you. There’s been a lot of talk about sharks popping up at public beaches as of late, but what about fecal matter? A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology has found …

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man o war, aniamls, ocean

Portuguese Man o’ Wars are Washing Ashore in New Jersey, But What Are They?

They’re squishy, colorful, and look like something out of a sci-fi movie. However, Portuguese Man-of-Wars (or Man o’ Wars) are nothing to mess with, even when they wash up along the shore of your local beach. As of late, these creatures have been showing up on the beaches of New York and New Jersey, shocking …

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