Coastal Care

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

Day: January 10, 2013

In pictures: Sand mining in Sierra Leone

In pictures: Sand mining in Sierra Leone

Once synonymous with a brutal civil war, Sierra Leone was forecast to be one of the world’s fastest growing countries in 2012. On the back of the rapid economic growth, a construction boom, with new roads and buildings springing up in and around the major towns… But the construction brings with it increasing demand for sand, coming from the country’s beautiful beaches…

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America’s Happiest Seaside Towns

America’s Happiest Seaside Towns

For the second year in a row, Coastal Living magazine has published its finalists for the 10 happiest seaside towns.

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In Japan, a Painfully Slow Sweep

In Japan, a Painfully Slow Sweep

More than a year and a half since the nuclear crisis, much of Japan’s post-Fukushima cleanup remains primitive, slapdash and bereft of the cleanup methods lauded by government scientists as effective in removing harmful radioactive cesium from the environment.

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Famed Roman Shipwreck Reveals More Secrets

Famed Roman Shipwreck Reveals More Secrets

Marine archaeologists report they have uncovered new secrets of an ancient Roman shipwreck lost off the Greek coast around 67 BC, filled with statues and the famed amazingly sophisticated astronomical calculator.

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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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