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 21, 2012

Fukushima’s Impact on the Ocean and Marine Sediments

Fukushima’s Impact on the Ocean and Marine Sediments

The release of radioactivity from Fukushima, both as atmospheric fallout and direct discharges to the ocean, represent the largest accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history, and concerns remain high as radiation accumulates in marine sediments.

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Mysterious Flotsam in Gulf of Mexico Came from Deepwater Horizon Rig

Mysterious Flotsam in Gulf of Mexico Came from Deepwater Horizon Rig

A research team led by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) confirmed that flotsam, found in the Gulf of Mexico and along coastal beaches, were pieces of material used to maintain buoyancy of the pipe bringing up oil from the seafloor. Tracking debris from damaged oil rigs could help forecast coastal impacts in the future.

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Okaloosa County Abolishes Beach Renourishment

Okaloosa County Abolishes Beach Renourishment

After more than four years of debate, fears of dark, shell-heavy sand being dumped on Okaloosa Island’s white beaches have been put to rest as Okaloosa County commissioners abolished the beach renourishment project.

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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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