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 28, 2015

Palm Beach Sea Turtles Killed During Beach Renourishment Project

Palm Beach Sea Turtles Killed During Beach Renourishment Project

South Floridians have for years grappled with the issue of beach erosion. Condos continue to go up despite wave action that carries sand away. Residents want wide, sandy beaches — and so do turtles, who need it to nest.

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Seaweed Might Have The Power To Make The Oceans Less Acidic

Seaweed Might Have The Power To Make The Oceans Less Acidic

The thick, slimy brown ribbons are notorious for tangling the ankles of beachgoers and rotting in pungent piles. But kelp, according to its growing fan base, could also prove potent in protecting the health of oceans, and us.

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Grenada Braces for Impacts of Climate Change

Grenada Braces for Impacts of Climate Change

Over the last 25 years, the fragile Grenadian islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique have been bombarded by storms, hurricanes, higher tides and sea surges. This resulted in severe loss of mangrove vegetation along the coastline, beach erosion, damage to soil and serious threat to the local tourism industries which depend heavily on the pristine condition of the beaches and health of the marine life.

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Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef

Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef

Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, new research shows.

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