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 20, 2012

Whale Bones On Florida’s New Smyrna Beach Revealed By Superstorm Sandy

Whale Bones On Florida’s New Smyrna Beach Revealed By Superstorm Sandy

The skeleton of a rare whale unearthed by superstorm Sandy erosion has been discovered on a Florida beach.

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Tsunami caused long-term ecosystem change in the Caribbean

Tsunami caused long-term ecosystem change in the Caribbean

A detailed analysis of sediments from the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean presents convincing evidence for an extraordinary wave impact dating back some 3,300 years, even though no historical records of tsunamis exist for this island. Of particular interest are the consequences this large wave impact had on the island’s ecosystem.

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Mutant Fruit Trees to Grow in Saline Soils in Cuba

Mutant Fruit Trees to Grow in Saline Soils in Cuba

During some parts of the year, a layer of salt can be seen on the ground in eastern Cuba, which makes it difficult, and sometimes impossible, to farm. Since agronomist Orlando Coto saw this with his own eyes, he has been searching for salt-tolerant fruit trees.

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Clean Beaches Design Challenge, Pacific Northwest College of Art

Clean Beaches Design Challenge, Pacific Northwest College of Art

SOLVE and the Collaborative Design program of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) have teamed up to create a design challenge related to cleaning tsunami and other debris from Oregon beaches.

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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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