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 13, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Challenges Short-Term Thinking On Nation’s Coasts

Hurricane Sandy Challenges Short-Term Thinking On Nation’s Coasts

America is an aggressively coastal nation. While accounting for just 13 percent of the nation’s total land mass, coastal counties, including those along the two oceans and the Great Lakes, are home to roughly half the U.S. population, the authors noted, and 60 percent of civilian income…

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Sculpting Of An Erodible Body By Flowing Water

Sculpting Of An Erodible Body By Flowing Water

Erosion by flowing fluids carves striking landforms on Earth and also provides important clues to the past and present environments of other worlds.

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Superstorm Sandy: Interactive Before And After Images

Superstorm Sandy: Interactive Before And After Images

Parts of the New Jersey coastline before and after the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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Venice High Water Floods 70% of City

Venice High Water Floods 70% of City

Venice’s high water, or “acqua alta”, said to be the sixth highest since 1872, flooded 70% of the city and was high enough to make raised wooden platforms for pedestrians float away.

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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

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