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 20, 2012

Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons

Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons

Management of fisheries at the community level can help curb overfishing and the ‘tragedy of the commons’ which is driving humans to decimate the planet’s dwindling fish stocks, an international scientific team concluded. In an analysis of 42 coral reef sites where coastal resources are managed by partnerships between governments, conservation groups, and fishers, they found that such co-management is largely successful in both sustaining fisheries and improving livelihoods.

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Hydrogen Sulfide Emissions off of Africa

Hydrogen Sulfide Emissions off of Africa

Pale green patterns tinted the water along the Namibian coast. But unlike other bright hues that occasionally show up in the ocean, these colors didn’t result from a phytoplankton bloom.

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New Greenpeace Research: Washing Big Name Brands Makes Consumers Polluters

New Greenpeace Research: Washing Big Name Brands Makes Consumers Polluters

Greenpeace today released evidence that hazardous chemical residues in clothing items sold by major brands are released into public waterways when they are washed by consumers. Once entering our rivers, lakes and seas these chemicals then break down into even more toxic and hormone-disrupting substances.

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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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