Coastal Care

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

Day: July 21, 2014

Endless Erosion Battle a Matter of Money

Endless Erosion Battle a Matter of Money

Since the first federal beach renourishment project in 1969, 3 million cubic yards of sand have been pumped back onto the beach, and about $25 million in today’s dollars have been spent on Treasure Island, Florida, alone to fight a natural process that’s been happening for ages on barrier islands, researchers say.

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India To Fund Renewable Projects By Doubling Tax On Coal

India To Fund Renewable Projects By Doubling Tax On Coal

India’s new finance minister, Arun Jaitley, has announced plans to increase funding on India’s vast clean energy and environmental projects, by doubling the tax on every metric tonne of coal.

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The Great American Oyster Collapse

The Great American Oyster Collapse

Scientists have linked climate change and pollution of the world’s oceans to problems with oysters and corals, and there are still questions about how other species of ocean life will be affected.

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World Breaks Monthly Heat Record 2 Times in a Row; NOAA Report

World Breaks Monthly Heat Record 2 Times in a Row; NOAA Report

According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for June 2014 was the highest for June since record keeping began in 1880.

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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

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