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 17, 2012

Research Underscores Vulnerability of Wildlife in Low-Lying Hawaiian Islands

Research Underscores Vulnerability of Wildlife in Low-Lying Hawaiian Islands

If current climate change trends continue, rising sea levels may inundate low-lying islands across the globe, placing island biodiversity at risk. A new U.S.G.S scientific publication describes the first combined simulations of the effects of sea-level rise and wave action in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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In pictures: Humpbacks Feed Close To Shore, Norway

In pictures: Humpbacks Feed Close To Shore, Norway

Humpback whales, found near coastlines, feeding on tiny shrimp-like krill, plankton, and small fish, are known for their magical songs, which travel for great distances through the world’s oceans. These sequences of moans, howls, cries, and other noises are quite complex and often continue for hours on end.

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Staten Island, Hurricane Sandy And The Impact Of New Homes In Storm-Ravaged Areas

Staten Island, Hurricane Sandy And The Impact Of New Homes In Storm-Ravaged Areas

In a neighborhood of Staten Island where Hurricane Sandy flooded homes, swept boats into the streets, and caused at least two deaths, builders have already resumed construction on a series of new houses, raising concerns among residents who have long tried to halt development in the area…

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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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