Coastal Care

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

Day: April 8, 2014

Beach Sand Mining in Monterey Bay Causes a Dustup

Beach Sand Mining in Monterey Bay Causes a Dustup

California’s Monterey Bay boasts one of the nation’s most protected coastlines, situated within a federal sanctuary that imposes bans on everything from Jet Skis to offshore drilling. Yet most days, hundreds of tons of sand are harvested from one of its most picturesque beaches, in a mining operation now coming under increased state and local scrutiny.

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Wildlife Still Suffers Four Years After BP Oil Spill

Wildlife Still Suffers Four Years After BP Oil Spill

A report issued by the National Wildlife Federation summarized recent scientific studies on 14 different types of creatures affected by the spill.

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Alluvial Fan in Kazakhstan

Alluvial Fan in Kazakhstan

Mountain streams are usually confined to narrow channels and tend to transport sizable amounts of gravel, sand, clay, and silt, material that geologists call alluvium.

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Transitioning to a Green-Political Economy in Small States

Transitioning to a Green-Political Economy in Small States

Most Caribbean countries are famous for their sun, sand and warm sea breezes. Far fewer are known for their wide use of solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy.

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Aged Black Carbon In Marine Sediments, A Study

Aged Black Carbon In Marine Sediments, A Study

The study offers the first detailed analysis of how black carbon gets into deep ocean sediments, as well as an accounting of the types and amounts of black carbon found in those sediments.

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