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 20, 2011

Taxes on natural resources reduce use of raw materials

Taxes on natural resources reduce use of raw materials

A policy that taxes virgin natural resources (resources that are used for the first time) can be a way of conserving limited resources. This type of tax can also reduce environmental damage, by encouraging the use of less harmful materials or recycled materials that serve the same purpose. This avoids the waste and emissions associated with extraction of raw materials and with the processing of products made from the natural resources.

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East Coast And Tsunami Risks

East Coast And Tsunami Risks

For about the past five years, researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey, have been gauging the potential for tsunamis generated by landslides in submarine canyons in the mid-Atlantic to strike the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts.

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Whales In The Desert: A Fossil Mystery

Whales In The Desert: A Fossil Mystery

More than 2 million years ago, scores of whales congregating off the Pacific Coast of South America mysteriously met their end, in a same corner of the Atacama Desert, Chile. Today, they have emerged again atop a desert hill more than a kilometer (half a mile) from the surf, where researchers have begun to unearth one of the world’s best-preserved graveyards of prehistoric whales.

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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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