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 14, 2011

Most oil emptied from stricken New Zealand ship

Most oil emptied from stricken New Zealand ship

Salvage crews have pumped almost all the oil from a container ship that ran aground on a New Zealand reef and caused the country’s worst maritime pollution disaster, authorities said Monday. The cost of the response so far was about $12 million.

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First Picture Emerges of Infant Underwater Volcano

First Picture Emerges of Infant Underwater Volcano

It is rare that the birth of an island can be watched by humans in real-time, but that could be what is happening in Spain’s Canary Islands.

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22 Beached Whales Die, Tasmania

22 Beached Whales Die, Tasmania

Twenty-four sperm whales, each weighing two tonnes and up to 12 metres (40 feet) long, washed ashore on Saturday at Ocean Beach near Strahan, Tasmania, 22 of them died, as rescuers are racing to save the last two…

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Marine Debris Generated from the 2011 Japan Tsunami

Marine Debris Generated from the 2011 Japan Tsunami

Of all Earth’s natural hazards, tsunamis may be among the most infrequent, but they pose a major threat to coastal populations, particularly in the seismically active Pacific Ocean. Ever since the great Japan tsunami on March 11 washed millions of tons of debris into the ocean, scientists at IPRC, University of Hawaii at Manoa, have been trying to track the trajectory of this debris that can threaten small ships and coastlines.

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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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