Just Washed In

Plastic Pollution

The world population is living, working, vacationing, increasingly conglomerating along the coasts, and standing on the front row of the greatest, most unprecedented, plastic waste tide ever faced. Washed out on our coasts in obvious and clearly visible form, the plastic pollution spectacle blatantly unveiling on our beaches is only the prelude of the greater story that unfolded further away in the world’s oceans, yet mostly originating from where we stand: the land.

Yamba, AU

Yamba, AU; By Cyrus Sutton

Cyrus Sutton is an independent creative whose talents in media production have allowed him to work with many influential people.

Kahima Beach, Japan

Kashima Beach, Japan; By Andrew Cooper

Kashima, 80 km east of Tokyo, is one of Japan’s most important ports.

Sea Garbarge Disposal

Ocean Pollution and Ocean Polluters

Did you know that it’s legal to dump trash in the ocean? Yes, there are limitations for what you can and cannot dump.

Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach; By Andrew Jalbert

Andrew Jalbert has been a professional archaeologist and scuba instructor for over 15 years.

Saint-Michel-en-Greve, Brittany, France

Wave of Toxic Green Beaches, France; By Sharlene Pilkey

With beaches and coastlines all over the world already under attack from sea level rise, pollution, mining, driving, seawall construction and human development encroachment, another menace is mounting an assault.

Preserving the health of the Rio de la Plata

Research may lead to policies and regulations on side mining in Uruguay.

Staten Island

Staten Island; By Joni Sternbach

For the last year I have been drawn to the people present at these locations, specifically the surfers in Montauk’s Ditch Plains, at the eastern end of Long Island.

Nihiwatu Beach, Sumba, Indonesia

Nihiwatu Beach, Sumba, Indonesia; By Olaf Guerrand

Nihiwatu Beach, a natural, beautiful and mostly undeveloped beach on the island of Sumba, Indonesia.

Washington Coast

Washington Coast; By Dan Merkel

Emmy Award winning Dan Merkel has been one of the sport of surfing’s legendary lensmen for 30+ years.

Coastal Care junior
The World's Beaches
Sand Mining
One Percent