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 10, 2011

Beach Goers To Report Endangered Leatherback Turtle Sightings, UK

Beach Goers To Report Endangered Leatherback Turtle Sightings, UK

Beach goers are being asked to look out for endangered leatherback turtles which are currently visiting British summer seas to feed on the huge numbers of jellyfish.

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Dead Zone Off Gulf Coast, As Large As The State Of New Jersey

Dead Zone Off Gulf Coast, As Large As The State Of New Jersey

Dead zones off the coast, are fueled by nutrient runoff from agricultural and other human activities in the Mississippi River watershed, which stimulates an overgrowth of algae that sinks, decomposes and consumes most of the life-giving oxygen supply in bottom waters. These chronic, recurring hypoxic zones every summer represent a significant threat to Gulf coastal ecosystems.

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US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists have for the first time successfully predicted the eruption of one of the world’s most active undersea volcanoes off the coast of the western state of Oregon.

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Massive Japan Quake Even Triggered Space Waves In Upper Atmosphere

Massive Japan Quake Even Triggered Space Waves In Upper Atmosphere

The powerful earthquake that struck off the coast of Tohoku in Japan in March not only shook the Earth and unleashed a catastrophic tsunami, but also rattled the highest layer of the atmosphere, 350km above the planet, scientists find. This research could lead to a new type of early warning system for devastating tsunamis and earthquakes.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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