Coastal Care

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

Day: December 13, 2010

Battling Ghana’s Eroding Coastline

Battling Ghana’s Eroding Coastline

For Ghana, the real story of coastal erosion is not about what lies at the water’s edge, but what occurs beneath the waves offshore. In the capital city of Accra, an estimated 70 percent of the beach is eroding at rates exceeding 3 feet per year.

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FDA Underestimates Gulf Coast Residents’ Exposure to Carcinogens in Seafood

FDA Underestimates Gulf Coast Residents’ Exposure to Carcinogens in Seafood

A survey of Gulf Coast seafood consumption habits released by the NRDC reveals that many Gulf residents are eating far more seafood, far more often, than the federal government has acknowledged, bringing Gulf seafood safety standards under renewed scrutiny. The survey revealed that the rate of shrimp consumption in coastal communities significantly exceeded the estimates used by FDA to calculate a safe level of exposure to PAHs.

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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

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