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 14, 2013

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales: A Study

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales: A Study

Biologists since Aristotle have puzzled over the reasons for mass strandings of whales and dolphins, in which groups of up to several hundred individuals drive themselves up onto a beach…

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Sustainable Management of Surfing Breaks, A Study

Sustainable Management of Surfing Breaks, A Study

Despite their large numbers worldwide, surfers as a coastal interest group have largely been ignored during coastal management decision making. Surfers are, however, increasingly being considered in coastal management decisions as the social, economic, and environmental benefits of high-quality surfing breaks are realized.

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Dirty Blizzard in Gulf of Mexico May Account for Missing Deepwater Horizon Oil

Dirty Blizzard in Gulf of Mexico May Account for Missing Deepwater Horizon Oil

Oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill acted as a catalyst for plankton and other surface materials to clump together and fall to the sea floor in a massive sedimentation event that researchers are calling a “dirty blizzard.” This phenomenon may explain what happened to some portion of the more than 200 million gallons of spilled oil.

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Weapons maker finds way to desalinate water using graphene

Weapons maker finds way to desalinate water using graphene

A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity has become a global security issue.

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