Coastal Care

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

Day: September 13, 2014

Historic Step Toward Superfund Designation Could Save Ocean Wildlife  From Plastic Pollution in Hawaii

Historic Step Toward Superfund Designation Could Save Ocean Wildlife From Plastic Pollution in Hawaii

The EPA released an assessment September 9th,2014, documenting the hazard that plastic pollution poses to wildlife on Tern Island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands — a key finding that will advance Tern Island as a potential Superfund site, an area of toxic hazard singled out for federal cleanup. This is the first time the agency has ever considered using the Superfund program to address an area contaminated by plastic.

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A Climate Movement That Can’t Be Ignored

A Climate Movement That Can’t Be Ignored

September 21: That’s the day of the People’s Climate March, what promises to be the largest demonstration for action on climate change in world history. The people are united calling for action.

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Salvadoran Farmers Stake Their Bets on Sustainable Development

Salvadoran Farmers Stake Their Bets on Sustainable Development

Peasant farmers from one of El Salvador’s most fragile coastal areas are implementing a model of sustainable economic growth that respects the environment and offers people education and security as keys to give the wetland region a boost.

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20-Year Study Shows Levels of Pesticides Still a Concern for Aquatic Life in U.S. Rivers and Streams

20-Year Study Shows Levels of Pesticides Still a Concern for Aquatic Life in U.S. Rivers and Streams

Levels of pesticides continue to be a concern for aquatic life in many of the Nation’s rivers and streams in agricultural and urban areas, according to a new USGS study spanning two decades. Pesticide levels seldom exceeded human health benchmarks.

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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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