Coastal Care

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

Day: October 14, 2014

Offshore Sand And Gravel Extraction Threat

Offshore Sand And Gravel Extraction Threat

When Superstorm Sandy rolled over the Jersey shore, it washed away some 20 million cubic yards of beach sand. Replacing that resource is not optional, many believe, because decimated beaches kill tourism economies and leave coastal areas more vulnerable to damage from the next storm.

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What Made Mexico’s Most Mysterious Beach?

What Made Mexico’s Most Mysterious Beach?

There’s an islet off the Pacific coast of Mexico with a pristine beach drilled into its central core like the hole of a donut. This hidden Eden continues to baffle geologists with its oculus of volcanic stone.

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Destruction of Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually – UNEP Report

Destruction of Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually – UNEP Report

The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations revealed, in a new report “Importance of Mangroves: A Call to Action,” adding that the destruction of the coastal habitats was costing billions in economic damages and impacting millions of lives.

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September Was Warmest on Record, NASA Data Shows

September Was Warmest on Record, NASA Data Shows

Like August before it, September 2014 was the warmest September on record, according to newly updated NASA data.

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Stunning Finds from Ancient Greek Shipwreck

Stunning Finds from Ancient Greek Shipwreck

A Greek and international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera.

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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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