Coastal Care

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Day: August 8, 2013

NOAA Report Highlights Climate Change Threats To Nation’s Estuaries

NOAA Report Highlights Climate Change Threats To Nation’s Estuaries

The nation’s 28 National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) are experiencing the negative effects of human and climate-related stressors. Almost 40 percent of all Americans, or about 123 million people, live in the counties directly along the shoreline and depend on these resources for food, jobs, storm protection, and recreation.

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Scientists Suggest Ways to Deal With Severe storms, Coastal Erosion and Climate Change

Scientists Suggest Ways to Deal With Severe storms, Coastal Erosion and Climate Change

Eighty-four coastal and social scientists from 12 countries gathered for presentations aimed at synthesizing knowledge of the causes and impacts of sea-level rise, severe storms and other influences on coastal regions and to engage in discussion on how science can and should inform the public and policymakers about the realities of sea-level rise and coastal change.

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First African Marine Debris Summit

First African Marine Debris Summit

The first African Marine Debris Summit, which ended in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday highlighted the urgent need for a collective action against the problem of marine debris facing the continent.

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Fukushima leaks: Japan PM steps in

Fukushima leaks: Japan PM steps in

Japan’s prime minister has promised “firm measures” to combat leaks of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant after its operator, Tepco, was criticised for a lack of action.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season On Track To Be Above-Normal

Atlantic Hurricane Season On Track To Be Above-Normal

NOAA issued its updated Atlantic hurricane season outlook today saying the season is shaping up to be above normal with the possibility that it could be very active.

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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

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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

Coastal Care Junior

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