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 7, 2013

Giving Communities A Voice In Resilience

Giving Communities A Voice In Resilience

Most rural communities facing recurrent climate shocks learn to adapt, using their own resources and knowledge. Yet many international aid programmes have outside experts craft interventions without the involvement of those they seek to help.

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Beaches Close As Sharks Make Annual Migration Along South Florida’s Coast

Beaches Close As Sharks Make Annual Migration Along South Florida’s Coast

Temporary closures in south-east Florida sparked by arrival of thousands of ‘not predatory’ blacktip and spinner sharks.

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NASA Wallops Recovery Continues From Hurricane Sandy

NASA Wallops Recovery Continues From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy removed about 700 feet of protective berm and about 20 percent of the beach protecting Wallops Island, home to NASA Wallops’ launch pads and launch support facilities.

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Analysis: Export Oil, Import Water – the Middle East’s Risky Economics

Analysis: Export Oil, Import Water – the Middle East’s Risky Economics

A recent study of NASA satellite data found that parts of Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran along the Tigris and Euphrates river basins had lost 144 cubic kilometres of water from 2003 to 2009, roughly equivalent to the volume of the Dead Sea. With scientist predicting an increase in extreme weather events, adaptability has become increasingly important.

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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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