Coastal Care

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

Day: March 12, 2012

Salt-loving Plants Could Help Ease Food Crisis

Salt-loving Plants Could Help Ease Food Crisis

Plant scientists said they had bred a strain of wheat that thrives in saline soils, boosting the quest to feed Earth’s growing population at a time of water stress and climate change. The first beneficiaries of this could be Japanese farmers whose fields were submerged by last year’s tsunami…

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Climate change threatens Seychelles habitat

Climate change threatens Seychelles habitat

As changing season patterns bring harsher storms, storm surges, higher tides, and also much longer dry spells, international organisations are helping fight climate change in the tiny nation, the only one in the world where 50 percent of the land is a nature reserve.

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Sea-Level Rise, Subsidence, and Wetland Loss

Sea-Level Rise, Subsidence, and Wetland Loss

A USGS video describes causes of wetland loss in the Mississippi River Delta.

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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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