Coastal Care

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

Day: March 9, 2015

The Jersey Shore’s Unquenchable Thirst for Sand

The Jersey Shore’s Unquenchable Thirst for Sand

New Jersey, with its 127-mile coastline, has spent about $800 million on beach replenishment over the last 30 years – more than any other state, including Florida, which has an 1,800-mile coastline. That is equivalent to 80 million cubic yards of sand – or about a dump truck load for every foot of beach.

Read More
Is the Blue Crab’s Natural Range Creeping North?

Is the Blue Crab’s Natural Range Creeping North?

The recently observed northern migration of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidusthis, a commercially important species, could be yet another sign of climate change.

Read More
Can Florida Prepare for Climate Change Without Saying the Words?

Can Florida Prepare for Climate Change Without Saying the Words?

In Florida, climate change is the global phenomenon that must not be named. Since 2011, the state Department of Environmental Protection employees have been banned from using that term as well as “global warming” and “sustainability” in their work, according to a new report.

Read More

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

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

error: Content is protected !!