Coastal Care

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Day: November 6, 2011

Japan Revives a Sea Barrier That Failed to Hold

Japan Revives a Sea Barrier That Failed to Hold

When a giant tsunami hit Japan’s northeast on March 11, the three decades work and nearly $1.6 billion Kamaishi’s great tsunami breakwater, largely crumpled under the first 30-foot-high wave, leaving Kamaishi defenseless. Waves deflected from the breakwater are also strongly suspected of having contributed to the 60-foot waves that engulfed communities north of it…

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NOAA declares string of seal deaths on New England Shores an unusual mortality event

NOAA declares string of seal deaths on New England Shores an unusual mortality event

NOAA announced that the high number of seal deaths that have occurred along the New England coast since September has been declared an “Unusual Mortality Event.”

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Flash Forward 100 Years: Climate Change Scenarios in California’s Bay-Delta

Flash Forward 100 Years: Climate Change Scenarios in California’s Bay-Delta

Scientists investigated how California’s interconnected San Francisco Bay and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (the Bay-Delta system) is expected to change from 2010 to 2099 in response to both fast and moderate climate warming scenarios. Results indicate that this area will feel impacts of global climate change in the next century with shifts in its biological communities, rising sea level, and modified water supplies.

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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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