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 11, 2011

Rowley Shoals, Timor Sea

Rowley Shoals, Timor Sea

Located off the northwestern Australia coastline, the coral reef atolls known as Rowley Shoals, is of impressive biodiversity with 233 coral species and 688 fish species.

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Brazil Court Refuses To Stop Work On Bel Monte Dam, Amazon

Brazil Court Refuses To Stop Work On Bel Monte Dam, Amazon

The court upheld a legislative decree that authorized construction, which is opposed by environmentalists and Amazon Indian tribes who say the dam will cause massive destruction of fauna and flora in the area…

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: New Approach to Assessing Impacts of Ecological Damage

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: New Approach to Assessing Impacts of Ecological Damage

The magnitude and depth of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will require an unprecedented effort to determine the extent and severity of ecological damage and to develop restoration plans for affected areas in the Gulf of Mexico, says an interim report by the National Research Council.

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1895: The First Article On Beach Nourishment

1895: The First Article On Beach Nourishment

In a retrieved article dated 1895 ” Sea and Land, Features of coasts and oceans with special reference to the life of Man,” geologist NS Shaler, describes the transport of clasts by seaweed, makes footnote of sea wall and beach nourishment… most possibly a first.

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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

Coastal Care Junior

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