Coastal Care

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

Day: February 21, 2012

Conservation Risk Highest Off Coasts of Canada, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand

Conservation Risk Highest Off Coasts of Canada, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand

University of British Columbia researchers have identified conservation “hot spots” around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation.

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Global Permafrost Zones in High-Resolution Images On Google Earth

Global Permafrost Zones in High-Resolution Images On Google Earth

Thawing permafrost will have far-reaching ramifications for populated areas, infrastructure and ecosystems. A geographer from the University of Zurich reveals where it is important to confront the issue based on new permafrost maps.

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Japan Clears up Only 5% of Tsunami Rubble

Japan Clears up Only 5% of Tsunami Rubble

Japan has cleared up just five percent of the rubble left by last year’s earthquake and tsunami, amid fears it has been contaminated following the Fukushima nuclear accident. The disasters which devastated the northeastern coastal communities last year, left almost 23 million tonnes of rubble in the hardest-hit prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima alone.

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Probe Urged on Black Sand Mining

Probe Urged on Black Sand Mining

Black sand mining still persists in the Philippines, despite the existence of Batas Pambansa Blg. 265 that prohibits the extraction of gravel and sand and other activities since it erodes the natural beauty of beaches, and resulted to flooding and the occurrence of more waves nearer to the shores.

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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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