Coastal Care

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

Day: January 2, 2012

Sustainable Conservation in Zanzibar: Not Just Mangroves and Ecosytems

Sustainable Conservation in Zanzibar: Not Just Mangroves and Ecosytems

The problem investigated in this thesis is why community sustainable development often falls short on its promises to deliver conservation, increase democracy and bring development opportunities. Contingent socio-economic and cultural factors must be taken into account when planning and implementing conservation initiatives if they are to endure, let alone succeed.

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Deep Gulf Drilling Thrives 18 mos. After BP Spill

Deep Gulf Drilling Thrives 18 mos. After BP Spill

Two hundred miles off the coast of Texas, ribbons of pipe are reaching for oil and natural gas deeper below the ocean’s surface than ever before.

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Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say that oil washing up on the coast must be from the recent Royal Dutch Shell loading accident, which caused the biggest offshore spill in the country’s waters in 13 years. Shell denies that the oil is from the spill, saying its dispersal efforts prevented any of that crude from washing ashore.

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20 Tonnes Of Dead Herrings Wash Up On Norwegian Coast

20 Tonnes Of Dead Herrings Wash Up On Norwegian Coast

Norwegians have been left puzzled at the sight of thousands of dead herring fishes carpeting the beach of Kvaenes, in the northerly district of Nordreisa with some wondering if a predator had driven them to their death or a storm had washed them ashore.

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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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