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In 2006, Waikiki Beach was near empty of swimmers due to a sewage spill which diverted millions of gallons of raw sewage into a nearby canal. Marco Garcia/Getty Images hide caption

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Peanuts for infants, poopy beaches and summer pet safety in our news roundup

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A tractor plows seaweed that washed ashore into the beach sand on March 16, 2023 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Reports indicate that this summer, a huge mass of sargassum seaweed that has formed in the Atlantic Ocean is possibly headed for the Florida coastlines and shores. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Giant blobs of seaweed are hitting Florida. That's when the real problem begins

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Government forces guard the entrance of hotel after an armed confrontation on Thursday near Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Two suspected drug dealers were killed after gunmen from competing gangs staged a dramatic shootout near upscale hotels that sent foreign tourists scrambling for cover. Karim Torres/AP hide caption

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In this picture taken on September 3, 2019 used medical waste is pictured on Clifton beach in Karachi. - Swarms of flies, water-borne illnesses, and rivers of sewage have brought Pakistan's Karachi to its knees this rainy season as decades of mismanagement have turned the countrys commercial capital into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Marine ecologist Neil Hammerschlag says he can sometimes identify sharks like Emma (pictured) by the way they move. "It's pretty cool to be able to jump in the water and say, 'Hey look, there's Emma the tiger shark!' " Neil Hammerschlag hide caption

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A Marine Ecologist On Swimming With Sharks And What 'Jaws' Got Wrong

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The round stingray is native to the eastern Pacific coast and is notorious for injuring swimmers and surfers. laszlo-photo/Flickr hide caption

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Mild-Mannered Stingrays Can Inflict A World Of Hurt

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