Coastal Care

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

Day: May 7, 2015

Beach Erosion Put Resorts in Hopkins at Risk, Belize

Beach Erosion Put Resorts in Hopkins at Risk, Belize

The pristine beaches of Hopkins, on Belize eastern coast, have always attracted visitors, but recently the region’s appeal has drastically changed due to accelerated beach erosion. It has been determined that the problem was being caused by a groyne built by Hopkins Bay.

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Something Strange is Happening to Sea Bright’s Beach, NJ

Something Strange is Happening to Sea Bright’s Beach, NJ

A section of the beach, newly widened after Hurricane Sandy, is eroding so fast that fledging dunes can’t take hold to help with storm protection.

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NOAA Announces Long-Term Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Research Priorities

NOAA Announces Long-Term Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Research Priorities

As part of the final version of the science plan for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, NOAA announced 10 long-term research priorities in the Gulf of Mexico, including how the Gulf’s waters, natural resources, fisheries and coastal communities are all interconnected.

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Risk of a Collision-Related Oil Spill on the Gulf of Finland Could Up to Quadruple in the Future

Risk of a Collision-Related Oil Spill on the Gulf of Finland Could Up to Quadruple in the Future

The Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea is the riskiest of waterways in the world’s oceans due to the high frequency of crossing vessels between Helsinki and Tallinn. Oil tanker traffic to Russia in particular has continued to increase.

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