Coastal Care

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

Day: July 31, 2012

Houses Built on Sand

Houses Built on Sand

The excessive extraction of oceanic sand has caused the large-scale erosion of China’s shoreline and fisheries, while a lack of regulation has allowed unstable sand to be used in construction.

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Former Global Warming Skeptic Makes a Total Turnaround

Former Global Warming Skeptic Makes a Total Turnaround

A prominent scientist, professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, who was skeptical of the evidence that climate change was real, let alone that it was caused by humans, now says he has made a “total turnaround.”

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World’s Northernmost Coral Reef Discovered in Japan

World’s Northernmost Coral Reef Discovered in Japan

When most of us think of coral reefs, probably do we picture scuba divers gliding through warm, crystal-clear waters. And for the most part, we’d be right: more than 90 percent of the world’s coral reefs are located in the tropics.

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Emerging Trends in Land-Use conflicts in Cameroon

Emerging Trends in Land-Use conflicts in Cameroon

In 2011, WWF produced a map of the protected areas of Cameroon at the request of the government. Simultaneously, observations had been made by conservation groups that mining permits were being granted inside of Cameroon’s protected areas…

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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

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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