Coastal Care

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

Day: February 15, 2014

Think You Can’t Live Without Plastic Bags? Consider This: Rwanda Did It

Think You Can’t Live Without Plastic Bags? Consider This: Rwanda Did It

In 2008, while the rest of the world was barely starting to consider a tax on single-use plastic bags, the small East African nation decided to ban them completely.

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Ulla Storm Pounds Western France, Crippling Fishing Industry

Ulla Storm Pounds Western France, Crippling Fishing Industry

Brittany in north-western France, already struggling after weeks of violent storms, was battered afresh by Storm Ulla. Huge waves pounded France’s western coastline with winds reaching up to 150 km/h overnight Friday to Saturday.

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Mechanism Of Crude Oil Heart Toxicity Revealed From Oil Spill Research

Mechanism Of Crude Oil Heart Toxicity Revealed From Oil Spill Research

While studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on tuna, a research team discovered that crude oil interrupts a molecular pathway that allows fish heart cells to beat effectively. The components of the pathway are present in the hearts of most animals, including humans.

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Island Nation Takes On The World’s Polluters

Island Nation Takes On The World’s Polluters

What are the obligations under international law of a State for ensuring that activities under its jurisdiction or control that emit greenhouse gases do not cause, or substantially contribute to, serious damage to another State or States? Vulnerable countries, like Palau, that have not contributed to global warming, pressed this question in front of the ICJ.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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