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 25, 2014

East Riding Coastal Erosion, In Pictures

East Riding Coastal Erosion, In Pictures

The coast of East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, is eroding at the fastest rate in Europe. Erosion rates of up to 3.5 metres a year threatens property and roads.

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Liberia’s Poor and the Rising Sea

Liberia’s Poor and the Rising Sea

A report on the threat to the environment in Liberia released by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) states that erosion in this West African country is causing the shoreline to recede in some cities, including Buchanan, Greenville, Harper and Robertsport, and that beach sand mining is also said to be the main contributing factor.

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Can Soft Coral Save Our Oceans?

Can Soft Coral Save Our Oceans?

New research has uncovered the protective properties of soft coral tissue, which proved resilient when exposed to declining oceanic pH levels, and may provide a new approach toward preserving the harder, calcified reef foundations.

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Study Links Greenland Ice Sheet Collapse, Sea Level Rise 400,000 Years Ago

Study Links Greenland Ice Sheet Collapse, Sea Level Rise 400,000 Years Ago

A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, resulting in a nearly complete deglaciation of southern Greenland and raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.

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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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