Coastal Care

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

Day: November 2, 2012

Sandy Slaps Outer Banks As She Goes By

Sandy Slaps Outer Banks As She Goes By

The ocean flooded neighborhoods, covered N.C. 12 and felled a pier along the Outer Banks as Hurricane Sandy went by. Hatteras Island is once again cut off from the rest of the world.

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Why Seas Are Rising Ahead of Predictions

Why Seas Are Rising Ahead of Predictions

Sea levels are rising faster than expected from global warming, and University of Colorado geologist Bill Hay has a good idea why.

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Small Organisms Have Large Impact on Seabed

Small Organisms Have Large Impact on Seabed

Not only physical forces such as tides and sand transport but also small organisms such as molluscs, tube worms and sea urchins have a large impact on seabed formation.

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Wild Is The Wind

Wild Is The Wind

This week’s storm showed American crisis management at its best, yet raised questions about long-term planning.

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Post Sandy: Aerial Images of VA, MD, DE and NJ (south of Atlantic City)

Post Sandy: Aerial Images of VA, MD, DE and NJ (south of Atlantic City)

Aerial pictures of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey (south of Atlantic City) after superstorm Sandy devastated the areas, by PSDS / WCU.

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An Oyster in the Storm, Op Ed by Paul Greenberg

An Oyster in the Storm, Op Ed by Paul Greenberg

“I wish I had some oysters. I’m not talking about oysters to eat … I’m talking about the oysters that once protected New Yorkers from storm surges, a bivalve population that numbered in the trillions and that played a critical role in stabilizing the shoreline from Washington to Boston…” An Op Ed by Paul Greenberg, The New York Times.

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