Coastal Care

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

Day: April 1, 2015

Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Explosion Leaves Four Workers Dead

Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Explosion Leaves Four Workers Dead

Three hundred workers evacuated from platform owned by Mexico’s state-run Pemex after explosion early on Wednesday morning.

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California Water Board Supports Searsville Dam Removal

California Water Board Supports Searsville Dam Removal

Today, the State Water Board sent Stanford a powerful letter supporting Searsville Dam removal, and stressing the importance of safely restoring sediment flow blocked by the dam for the health of the creek downstream and resiliency of San Francisco Bay wetlands and coastal communities in the face of sea level rise.

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How Long Can Oceans Continue To Absorb Earth’s Excess Heat?

How Long Can Oceans Continue To Absorb Earth’s Excess Heat?

For decades, the earth’s oceans have soaked up more than nine-tenths of the atmosphere’s excess heat trapped by greenhouse gas emissions. By stowing that extra energy in their depths, oceans have spared the planet from feeling the full effects of humanity’s carbon overindulgence. But as those gases build in the air, an energy overload is rising below the waves.

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Balneário Dunas Altas, Southern Brazil; By Andrew Cooper

Balneário Dunas Altas, Southern Brazil; By Andrew Cooper

A small beach community on the coast of Rio Grande do Sul province in Brazil, Dunas Altas comprises a set of holiday homes, occupied only in the summer. Dunas Altas is near the northern end of a beach that runs unbroken for 300 km from Rio Grande to Tramandai.

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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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