Coastal Care

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

Day: June 26, 2013

Los Angeles Bans Free Plastic Bags In Grocery Stores

Los Angeles Bans Free Plastic Bags In Grocery Stores

Los Angeles became the biggest city in the country to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores following a city council vote. Under the law, shoppers will have to tote their own bags, or pay 10 cents each for paper bags.

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Japanese Whaling Ban Urged By Australia In Highest U.N. Court

Japanese Whaling Ban Urged By Australia In Highest U.N. Court

Australia’s case at the International Court of Justice, supported by New Zealand, is the latest step in years of attempts by governments and environmental groups to halt the Japanese whaling fleet’s annual trips to harpoon minke and fin whales in the waters around Antarctica.

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Sand Mining Will Continue to Relocate Families in Sierra Leone

Sand Mining Will Continue to Relocate Families in Sierra Leone

For people desperate to earn a living, this all translates into break-neck, environmentally disastrous, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operations to carry hundreds of tonnes of sand from the beaches and sell it to builders as construction material. Not much is being done to stop what is almost a military operation…

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Jobless Youths Revert to Beach Sand Mining, John Obey Beach, Sierra Leone

Jobless Youths Revert to Beach Sand Mining, John Obey Beach, Sierra Leone

There´s a construction boom in Sierra Leone. For people desperate to earn a living, this all translates into break-neck, environmentally disastrous, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operations to carry hundreds of tonnes of sand from the beaches and sell it to builders as construction material.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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