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 8, 2012

Billions in Subsidies Prop up Unsustainable Overfishing

Billions in Subsidies Prop up Unsustainable Overfishing

Calls are mounting for the world’s big fishing powers to stop subsidising international fleets that use destructive methods like bottom trawling in foreign coastal waters…

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Sea Level Rise Accelerating For US East Coast

Sea Level Rise Accelerating For US East Coast

This summer the North Carolina Senate passed a bill banning researchers from reporting predicted increases in the rate of sea level rise. But the ocean, unbound by legislation, is rising anyway, and in North Carolina this rise is accelerating, researchers reported…

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Coral Files Reveal Time of First Polynesian Settlements

Coral Files Reveal Time of First Polynesian Settlements

Polynesia was one of the last places on Earth to be settled by humans, and new techniques reveal that this settlement first occurred within a 16 year window nearly 3000 years ago.

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Sandy’s Storm Surge Mapped – Before It Hit

Sandy’s Storm Surge Mapped – Before It Hit

In June, geologists at the College of Staten Island, developed a model showing how New York’s geography would amplify a storm surge in the event of a large storm, spelling trouble for low-lying urban 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

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