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 24, 2013

Empty Promises Over Sand Mining, Barbuda

Empty Promises Over Sand Mining, Barbuda

As sand mining in Barbuda continues, concerns mount as to when this practice will ever finally stop. Sand mining is a direct cause of erosion, and impacts local wildlife, it causes problems for those who rely on fishing for their livelihoods, as well as the destruction of picturesque beaches.

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Post Sandy Coastal Engineering Atrocity at Village of Southampton, In Pictures

Post Sandy Coastal Engineering Atrocity at Village of Southampton, In Pictures

An example of brute force coastal protection at its worst: on the beach, at the village of Southampton.

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Kenya: Sand Mining Threatens To Displace Thousands

Kenya: Sand Mining Threatens To Displace Thousands

Every day, 180 trucks chug their way to the banks of a river near Lake Victoria and leave laden with sand. Their cargo fuels Kenya’s construction boom and the local labour market, but the extraction could spell disaster for the village of Nyadorera.

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Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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