Coastal Care

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

Day: May 30, 2013

Ilocos Sur is Helpless Against Illegal Black Sand Mining, Philippines

Ilocos Sur is Helpless Against Illegal Black Sand Mining, Philippines

Illegal miners continue to extract black sand from Ilocos Sur, on Philippines ‘North Western Coast, exporting the commodity out of the country placing coastal areas and the people at risk of erosion, according to a priest, an environmental group, and the Mines Bureau..

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Small Dams On Chinese River Harm Environment More Than Expected, study finds

Small Dams On Chinese River Harm Environment More Than Expected, study finds

A fresh look at the environmental impacts of dams on an ecologically diverse and partially protected river in China found that small dams can pose a greater threat to ecosystems and natural landscapes than large dams.

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Villagers seek action against illegal sand mining, India

Villagers seek action against illegal sand mining, India

Members of dalit communities from Kuppepadavu near Mangalore, state of Karnataka, alleged that illegal sand mining is rampant on Phalguni river bed.

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Forest and Soil Carbon Is Important, but Does Not Offset Fossil Fuel Emissions

Forest and Soil Carbon Is Important, but Does Not Offset Fossil Fuel Emissions

No amount of reafforestation or growing of new trees will ultimately off-set continuing CO2 emissions due to environmental constraints on plant growth and the large amounts of remaining fossil fuel reserves, Leading world climate change experts said.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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