Coastal Care

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

Day: November 8, 2011

Coastal Vegetation Could Blunt Tsunami’s Deadly Impact

Coastal Vegetation Could Blunt Tsunami’s Deadly Impact

A study estimates that the death toll of the devastating 2004 tsunami along Indonesia’s West Aceh coast would have been smaller had there been enough coastal vegetation to dull the blow and shield the coastal settlements from the shoreline.

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Huge Bering Sea Storm Bears Down On Alaska’s West Coast

Huge Bering Sea Storm Bears Down On Alaska’s West Coast

A giant Pacific storm headed toward Alaska’s western coast has the potential to cause major coastal flooding, serious beach erosion, heavy snowfall and widespread damage, and could become “one of the worst on record” for the region, the National Weather Service said in an alert.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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