Coastal Care

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

Day: September 27, 2011

Sand mining Is Booming Along With Fracking

Sand mining Is Booming Along With Fracking

Fracking, the latest craze in the quest to produce oil and gas, has been blamed for environmental problems ranging from flammable tap water to minor earthquakes. Now a new risk is emerging: sand mining. To squeeze hydrocarbons out of shale through hydraulic fracturing of the rock, the process known as fracking, producers need to pump an enormous amount of sand into the ground.

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Green Project Attempts To Tackle Jakarta’s Huge Mountains of Waste

Green Project Attempts To Tackle Jakarta’s Huge Mountains of Waste

Mountains of trash, about 6,000 tons, are dumped unceremoniously into Jakarta‚Äôs open landfills every day, leaking pollution into the waters or just ending up blown into the sea…But enterprising groups of activists have been busy trying to reduce the growing pile of garbage.

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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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