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 28, 2013

Cities Affect Temperatures for Thousands of Miles

Cities Affect Temperatures for Thousands of Miles

In a new study that shows the extent to which human activities are influencing the atmosphere, scientists have concluded that the heat generated by everyday activities in metropolitan areas alters the character of the jet stream and other major atmospheric systems. The world’s most populated and energy-intensive metropolitan areas are along the east and west coasts of the North American and Eurasian continents…

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Climate Change Impacts to U.S. Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy

Climate Change Impacts to U.S. Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems.

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Controversy Brews Over Coastal Adaptation Project

Controversy Brews Over Coastal Adaptation Project

Plans for adapting to climate change in Cartagena, Colombia, were first outlined back in 2004, and continue to advance in spite of the voices raised in protest. While the authorities applaud the plans, many local people have their doubts…

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California Fracking Lawsuit Charges State Has Done Insufficient Job Of Regulating Practice

California Fracking Lawsuit Charges State Has Done Insufficient Job Of Regulating Practice

An environmental group has filed suit against the state of California for doing what it deemed an insufficient job of regulating the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

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