Coastal Care

Our mission is to raise awareness of and mobilize people against the ongoing decimation of coastlines and oceans around the world.

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In Memory and Appreciation of Claire Le Guern

In Memory and Appreciation of Claire Le Guern

It is with great sadness that I write to report that Claire le Guern, the heart and soul of Coastal Care, passed away in early July of cancer.

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A burning ship covered beautiful beaches in plastic ‘snow.’ Now Sri Lanka faces an environmental disaster.

A burning ship covered beautiful beaches in plastic ‘snow.’ Now Sri Lanka faces an environmental disaster.

Sri Lanka is facing one of the worst environmental crises in its history as tons of potentially toxic debris from a fire aboard a container ship blanket miles of its western coastline.

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Climate crisis to shrink G7 economies twice as much as Covid-19, says research

Climate crisis to shrink G7 economies twice as much as Covid-19, says research

The economies of rich countries will shrink by twice as much as they did in the Covid-19 crisis if they fail to tackle rising greenhouse gas emissions, according to research.

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A Caribbean island bet its future on petrochemicals. Then oil rained down on homes.

A Caribbean island bet its future on petrochemicals. Then oil rained down on homes.

…St. Croix, a majority Black community in the Caribbean, is weighing its economic future against the health and environmental impacts of betting big on oil.

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Victory: Washington State Passes Comprehensive Policy to tackle Plastic Pollution

Victory: Washington State Passes Comprehensive Policy to tackle Plastic Pollution

The Surfrider Foundation and our partners in the Plastics Free Washington Coalition/Washington Sin Plástico are celebrating as Governor Jay Inslee signs into law SB5022, a major piece of legislation that will help tackle the plastic pollution crisis.

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Miami’s chief heat officer calls for action on ‘silent killer’ in climate crisis

Miami’s chief heat officer calls for action on ‘silent killer’ in climate crisis

Miami’s new chief heat officer has called for greater federal and state action on the lethal threat posed by rising temperatures after becoming the first official in the US appointed to focus solely on heatwaves.

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Illegal sand mining eroding Morocco’s coastline and tourism

Illegal sand mining eroding Morocco’s coastline and tourism

Tourism is essential to Morocco’s economy, and its beautiful beaches are a vital part of the attraction for visitors. In an ironic Catch-22 situation, however, meeting the demands of this industry is indirectly destroying the very coastline that tourists are coming to enjoy.

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World’s largest iceberg, nearly four times size of New York City, forms in Antarctica

World’s largest iceberg, nearly four times size of New York City, forms in Antarctica

A giant slab of ice almost four times the size of New York City has sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into the Weddell Sea, becoming the largest iceberg afloat in the world…

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Scientists launch tool to detect bleaching of coral reefs in near real time

Scientists launch tool to detect bleaching of coral reefs in near real time

Scientists have launched a world-first system to detect in almost real time the bleaching of the planet’s coral reefs that are under severe threat from global heating.

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SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

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