Coastal Care

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

Day: December 4, 2012

Gulf Oil Spill: Oil-Dispersing Chemicals Had Little Effect On Oil Surfacing

Gulf Oil Spill: Oil-Dispersing Chemicals Had Little Effect On Oil Surfacing

As the Deepwater Horizon incident unfolded, in an effort to prevent the oil from coming to the surface and reaching coastal and marsh ecosystems, chemical dispersants were injected at the wellhead. A new study is the first to examine the effects of the use of unprecedented quantities of dispersants, over such a prolonged period of time in the deep ocean.

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Mercury Pollution In Oceans And Coastal Waters, A Study

Mercury Pollution In Oceans And Coastal Waters, A Study

A scientific report identifies the most important drivers of mercury pollution to different oceans and coastal waters, which can help policymakers understand the links between environmental processes, methylmercury levels in marine ecosystems, human exposure, and health effects, all of which being critical to the discussion of how local, regional and global mercury pollution affects the world’s supply of seafood.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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