Coastal Care

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

Day: August 16, 2012

Crackdown Planned On Illegal River Sand Mining, China

Crackdown Planned On Illegal River Sand Mining, China

To regulate the river sand market, the Guangdong provincial government has launched a large-scale crackdown on illicit river sand mining gangs.

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Landslides: a global hazard 10 times worse than thought

Landslides: a global hazard 10 times worse than thought

The death toll from landslides across the world, is 10 times higher than generally estimated, with most fatalities occurring in South Asia, the Chinese coasts and Latin America, according to a British study.

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Belo Monte Dam Construction Halted By Brazilian Court

Belo Monte Dam Construction Halted By Brazilian Court

Opponents of the world’s biggest new hydroelectric project, the Belo Monte dam in Brazil, notched up a rare victory this week, when a federal appeals court ordered construction to be suspended until indigenous groups are properly consulted about the project.

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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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