Coastal Care

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

Day: January 21, 2011

18 Diving Sites Closed to Save Coral Reefs, Thailand

18 Diving Sites Closed to Save Coral Reefs, Thailand

More than 80 percent of the corals at 18 dive sites have undergone bleaching, a symptom of severe stress caused by excessively warm water temperatures. Some of Thailand’s most popular diving sites are now off-limits to tourists for up to 14 months to allow damaged coral to recover.

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Carole Fisher’s Art Exhibit: “Sticks in The Minds”

Carole Fisher’s Art Exhibit: “Sticks in The Minds”

Nationally recognized artist Carole Fisher’s exhibit, “Sticks in the Mind: Alaska Oil Spill Project, 1989-2010,” opens today at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). She has spent the last 21 years conducting an artistic investigation into the Exxon Valdez disaster, interviewing more than 50 people in the process.

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Bound By Oil, Stories From The Gulf, NRDC

Bound By Oil, Stories From The Gulf, NRDC

As members of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation, they have thrived along the lush marshes and canals of Mississippi River delta, surviving on the fertile coastal environment that sustains and nurtures their lifestyle. Then the BP oil disaster struck last summer, and things have never been the same. Bound by oil, they now travel toward the future, not knowing what will come next, but sadly secure that they don’t go alone.

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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.

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