Coastal Care

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

Day: March 10, 2011

Plastic Pollution and Chile Coastline, The Latest 5 Gyres Mission

Plastic Pollution and Chile Coastline, The Latest 5 Gyres Mission

5 Gyres, an organization that seeks to study plastic pollution in waters around the world, has embarked on a new mission exploring the southern coast of Chile to document any and all incidents of plastic pollution.

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Médano Blanco Coastal Dunes, Argentina

Médano Blanco Coastal Dunes, Argentina

Narrow cordons of coastal dunes stretch for hundreds of kilometers along this part of Argentina’s coast. The Médano Blanco is not far from the arid and windy borderlands with Patagonia, one of the windiest places on Earth.

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Surprisingly Few White Sharks Off California Coast, First Census Finds

Surprisingly Few White Sharks Off California Coast, First Census Finds

Satellite tagging studies have demonstrated that white sharks in the northeast Pacific make annual migrations from coastal areas in Central California and Guadalupe Island, Mexico, out to the Hawaiian Islands, and then they return to the same regions of the coast year after year.

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Belo Monte hydroelectric dam construction work begins

Belo Monte hydroelectric dam construction work begins

With most Brazilian eyes firmly fixed on the country’s annual carnival, construction work officially started this week on the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in the Amazon, after reversal of a February suspension ruling.

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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

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