Coastal Care

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

Day: December 12, 2011

Rapid Retreat Of Chile Glacier Captured In Images

Rapid Retreat Of Chile Glacier Captured In Images

Researchers in Chile recently released a series of time-lapse photos showing the dramatic retreat of a glacier in Patagonia.

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How tourism is taking the turtles from Kenya’s blue waters

How tourism is taking the turtles from Kenya’s blue waters

Tourism has boomed along Kenya’s 500km coastline in the past 30 years. Now a global hotspot for turtle-spotting, Kenya is facing a problem, the tourists are destroying what they come for

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Prime Indonesian Jungle To Be Cleared For Palm Oil

Prime Indonesian Jungle To Be Cleared For Palm Oil

The man known as Indonesia’s “green governor” gave a palm oil company a permit to develop land in one of the few places on earth where orangutans, tigers and bears still can be found living side-by-side, violating Indonesia’s new moratorium on concessions in primary forests and peatlands. That’s why 5,000 villagers living on the edge of a rich, biodiverse peat swamp in this tsunami-ravaged Aceh province feel so betrayed…

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UN climate change talks: full text of the Durban platform

UN climate change talks: full text of the Durban platform

Negotiators agreed to start work on a new UN climate deal that would have legal force and, crucially, require both developed and developing countries to cut their carbon emissions. Ministers reached a last-minute agreement on a new text known as the Durban platform for enhanced action.

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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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