Coastal Care

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

Day: October 18, 2011

The Teaspoon And The Bucket

The Teaspoon And The Bucket

Now the Rena Cargo ship is set to join the wildlife fatalities her grounding has caused. But if she breaks and the remainder of that oil is released we will see four times the volume of oil already spilled. It must be remembered that what we can get to and remove, is only a part of what permeates the environment…

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Company pledges money for New Zealand oil cleanup

Company pledges money for New Zealand oil cleanup

The company that was chartering a cargo ship at the time it ran aground on a New Zealand reef and began spilling tons of oil offered 1 million New Zealand dollars ($800,000) Tuesday to help with the cleanup.

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Bioplastics : A Viable Future ?

Bioplastics : A Viable Future ?

As millions of tons of petroleum-based plastic are consumed every year worldwide causing immense amounts of waste ultimately polluting beaches and oceans, bioplastic – biodegradable and not dependent on fossil resources- emerges as a viable replacement to petroleum-based plastics.

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Gulf algae bloom affects much of Texas Gulf Coast

Gulf algae bloom affects much of Texas Gulf Coast

Historic drought conditions are fueling the largest algae bloom in more than a decade along the Texas Gulf Coast, killing fish, sparking warnings about beach conditions and making throats scratchy, researchers said.

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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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