Coastal Care

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

Day: March 6, 2013

We Aren’t Fighting Poverty Here, We’re Improving the Quality of Life

We Aren’t Fighting Poverty Here, We’re Improving the Quality of Life

The residents of San Crisanto, a coastal village nestled in an idyllic setting in the southeastern Mexican state of Yucatán, have learned that valuing and protecting natural resources can generate employment and income.

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The Making of Antarctica’s Hidden Fjords

The Making of Antarctica’s Hidden Fjords

Antarctica’s topography began changing from flat to fjord-filled starting about 34 million years ago. Knowing when Antarctica’s topography started shifting from a flat landscape to one with glaciers, fjords and mountains is important for modeling how the Antarctic ice sheet affects global climate and sea-level rise.

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Snowquester Threatens To Cause Major Coastal Flooding

Snowquester Threatens To Cause Major Coastal Flooding

An intensifying coastal storm, nicknamed “Snowquester,” was plastering the Mid-Atlantic states with 1-to-2 feet of heavy, cement-like snow on Wednesday, and is forecast to crawl northeastward, bringing the threat of multiple rounds of coastal flooding to an already vulnerable New Jersey shore and coastal New England, along with rain and snow.

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More Storms Like Sandy? Arctic Ice Loss Amplified Superstorm Sandy Violence

More Storms Like Sandy? Arctic Ice Loss Amplified Superstorm Sandy Violence

If you believe that last October’s Superstorm Sandy was a freak of nature, the confluence of unusual meteorological, atmospheric and celestial events, think again.

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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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