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coastal in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoastalcoast‧al /ˈkəʊstl $ ˈkoʊstl/ adjective [only before noun]  DNin the sea or on the land near the coast the coastal waters of Britain the coastal path
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coastalPierluigi stood up to pull down his roller map of central coastal California.They included the construction of sewage purification plants in 100 coastal cities and the establishment of at least 25 supervised toxic waste depots.Exempt certain businesses and coastal communities from complying with wetlands regulations.Altogether, it was a vast area whose different parts were cut off from each other except by slow coastal navigation.In the 1800s most fishermen were after whales, until their coastal net fishery wiped out local populations.First entering shallow equatorial seas, then estuaries and coastal oceans, the prehistoric cetaceans spread through the seas of the world.The coastal ports also saw an increased trade, especially with rich Byzantium.In the worst-case scenario, coastal resorts, ports and communities face disaster or vast expenditure on coastal protection works.the coastal waters of Floridacoastal watersIt cooed about sewage treatment, environmental improvements and coastal waters.Most of these species of wrasse are commonly seen by divers in shallow coastal waters.This renders them sterile and has resulted in their virtual elimination from the Southampton and Solent coastal waters.The sailfish is found worldwide in tropical oceans, at the edge of coastal waters and in the open sea.Experts from their Ross-on-Wye headquarters carried out an extensive survey of the coastal waters around the Shetland isles.Not only has it been sailing in calm coastal waters, but it also has one of your sea-marshals on board.Because it inhabits coastal waters in heavily populated and fished areas, the harbour porpoise has suffered greatly in recent years.Breed exclusively by fresh and brackish water and marshes; often in coastal waters on migration.