Coastal Care

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

Day: August 2, 2013

Why Illegal Sand Mining Is Profitable In UP, India

Why Illegal Sand Mining Is Profitable In UP, India

The seemingly unceasing mining operation on the Yamuna and Hindon riverbeds in western Uttar Pradesh is encouraged by the increasing demand for sand for construction by realtors.

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Heat Intensifies Siberian Wildfires

Heat Intensifies Siberian Wildfires

Weather occurs within the broader context of the climate, and there’s a high level of agreement among scientists that global warming has made it more likely that heat waves and wildfires of this magnitude will occur. While temperatures are increasing globally, the warming in Russia since the mid-1970s has been more rapid than most areas.

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Southern California Beaches Are Starving. Do We Nourish Them Enough?

Southern California Beaches Are Starving. Do We Nourish Them Enough?

The natural processes that bring sand to most beaches in Southern California have been disrupted by development and other human activities.

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Back to the future: Scientists look into Earth’s “Deep Time” to predict future effects of climate change

Back to the future: Scientists look into Earth’s “Deep Time” to predict future effects of climate change

Climate change alters the way in which species interact with one another, a reality that applies not just to today or to the future, but also to the past.

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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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