Coastal Care

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

Day: August 8, 2011

Better Desalination Technology, Key to Solving World’s Water Shortage

Better Desalination Technology, Key to Solving World’s Water Shortage

With 1.8 billion people predicted to live in areas of extreme water scarcity by 2025, desalination, the removal of salt from water, is increasingly being proposed as a solution, but officials and experts need to commit to overcoming obstacles that make the process expensive, unsustainable and inefficient, a Yale University study found.

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Oil slick spreads from sunken ship off Mumbai

Oil slick spreads from sunken ship off Mumbai

Indian authorities worked to clean up an oil spill from a cargo ship that sank off Mumbai last week, with oil found on beaches and in water near the city’s shoreline.

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Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica

Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica

The massive March 11 Japan earthquake and its ensuing Tohoku tsunami, were so powerful that they broke off huge icebergs thousands of miles away on the coast of Antarctica. Researchers witnessed and recorded, for the first time, evidence of an ice mass separation triggered by a tsunami; until this discovery they could only speculate that was possible.

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La Plage, Brought To Paris, France

La Plage, Brought To Paris, France

Warm sand and open air music in Paris… La Plage de Glazart is a unique open air summer festival featuring 140 artists and bands playing on a 50 tons artificial sandy beach, brought in the heart of the city.

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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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