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 28, 2012

Land Lost to Sand Dredging

Land Lost to Sand Dredging

Cambodia has struggled with the environmental cost of sand mining from its rivers, and villagers who live along the banks of the Mekong River say that the land on which their houses are built is collapsing into the river because of the dredging.

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Illegal Dredging Causes Major Problems, Vietnam

Illegal Dredging Causes Major Problems, Vietnam

Unchecked and illegal sand dredging have been attributed to severe landslide that washed away houses into the Dong Nai River, in the South Central Coastal region of Vietnam.

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Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, IPCC

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, IPCC

Climate change is amplifying risks from drought, floods, storms and rising seas, threatening all countries, and nations should prepare, an international panel of climate scientists warned in a report issued Wednesday. The report pointed in particular at coastal megacities.

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Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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