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Drowning Looks Different From What You Think

I am not going to sugarcoat this: approximately 750 children will drown this year, and of those 750, about half of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or guardian. Children still run the ri…

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Visit the Beach This Saturday for Coastal Cleanup Day

What are you doing this Saturday? How about hitting the beach! (Or the nearest river, lake, large body of water...) Every day thousands of beach-lounging guests enjoy the ocean, home to 20,000 know…

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7 Gorgeous Beaches (Reader Picks)

Considering all of the breathtaking beaches out there, it really is hard to narrow it down to just a few favorites. Fortunately, we have members all over the world offering up their selections. We sco…

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Service Pups Visit the Beach (Cute Photo)

It's a hard but noble life being a service dog in training... and when it's their weekend, they've earned that time off and will enjoy it to the utmost! East Coast Assistance Dogs, a non-profit based …

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3 Reasons Going to the Beach Is Good for Your Health

It's summertime, and if you're anything like me, the warm weather and longer days of sunlight have you yearning to spend some quality time at the beach. But not only is going to the beach loads of fun…

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8 Incredible Beaches (Slideshow)

  Who doesn't love a day at the beach? Click through to discover just a handful of the planet's most impressive beaches, and tell us about some of your favorites in the comments section! Se…

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Playful Pup Meets Crab on Beach

A two-year-old dachshund named Madeline discovered a new playmate on the beach in South Carolina. The rescue dog playfully chased a crab until it got close enough to the water where a wave quickly was…

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Manatees Swim Among Florida Beachgoers

A group of manatees swam along the shoreline near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday. The manatees then stopped near a group of beachgoers before lifeguards moved the crowd back. Photo Credit: NOAA's …

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DIY: Beach Stone Gate Clasp

A project for beachcombers: stones collected from the shore, strung together to form a simple gate clasp. To make your own, drill holes through beach rocks with a small rotary tool, such as a Dreme…

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Green Outdoor Weekend Activities

Summer has arrived here in Northern California and all this sunshine begs for fun things to do outside, which often also happen to be green. I tend to go outside at even the slightest hint of sunshine…

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