Coastal Care

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

Day: February 26, 2015

Frozen waves? Freezing Temperatures Causing Slushy Surf

Frozen waves? Freezing Temperatures Causing Slushy Surf

Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh walking along Nantucket Island captured images of nearly frozen waves.

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Xboundary: a Film about Extreme Pollution Risks by Open-Pit Mining in British Columbia and Threats to Wildlife and Economy

Xboundary: a Film about Extreme Pollution Risks by Open-Pit Mining in British Columbia and Threats to Wildlife and Economy

An open-pit mining boom is underway in northern British Columbia, Canada. The massive size and location of the mines — at the headwaters of major salmon rivers that flow across the border into Alaska — has Alaskans concerned over pollution risks… These concerns were heightened with the August 4, 2014 catastrophic tailings dam failure at nearby Mount Polley Mine in B.C.’s Fraser River watershed.

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Artificial Reef Enhancement Underway, North Carolina

Artificial Reef Enhancement Underway, North Carolina

Over the next couple months, more than 2 million tons of concrete material will be dropped over local artificial reefs, providing habitat for ocean life on barren stretches of the sea floor.

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Tasmania Bans Fracking for Another Five Years

Tasmania Bans Fracking for Another Five Years

The Tasmanian government will extend its ban on fracking for five years to protect the state’s agricultural industry.

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Shellfish Face High Risk From Ocean Acidification, New Study Finds

Shellfish Face High Risk From Ocean Acidification, New Study Finds

As oceans become more acidic, the US shellfish business is facing high economic risk in 15 out of 23 coastal states; Massachusetts tops the list of states facing the highest risk, the study concluded.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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