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 14, 2015

Seattle Becomes Shell’s Arctic Base

Seattle Becomes Shell’s Arctic Base

The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.

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Editorial: Beach Replenishment is No Cure-All

Editorial: Beach Replenishment is No Cure-All

What do you do if a beach replenishment project is not working the way it was intended? That is the question facing Sea Bright, NJ, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers these days.

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Further Assessment Needed of Dispersants Used in Response to Oil Spills

Further Assessment Needed of Dispersants Used in Response to Oil Spills

Experts argue for further in-depth assessments of the impacts of dispersants on microorganisms to guide their use in response to future oil spills. Chemical dispersants are widely used in emergency responses to oil spills in marine environments as a means of stimulating microbial degradation of oil.

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U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska’s Arctic Shore

U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska’s Arctic Shore

The Obama administration has given conditional approval to Shell Oil’s plan to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean this summer. The company wants to resume drilling in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska; it broke off that effort in 2012 because of safety problems.

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Government, Hotels Pressure Local Officials Over Sand Mining

Government, Hotels Pressure Local Officials Over Sand Mining

The government, hoteliers and civil society are stepping up the pressure on Thandwe authorities to curb rampant sand mining at Myanmar’s premier beach destination, Ngapali.

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