Coastal Care

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

Day: June 2, 2015

Hurricane Forecasting Evolving with New Storm Surge Products, Upgraded Modeling

Hurricane Forecasting Evolving with New Storm Surge Products, Upgraded Modeling

With the new hurricane season comes a new prototype storm surge watch/warning graphic from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, intended to highlight areas along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the US that have a significant risk of life-threatening inundation by storm surge from a tropical cyclone.

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The Changing Carolina Coast: Sand Is Everywhere, Except When It Isn’t

The Changing Carolina Coast: Sand Is Everywhere, Except When It Isn’t

According to a database created by Western Carolina University’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, more than $500 million has been spent rebuilding North Carolina’s beaches. Since 1983, we’ve spent about $100 million alone replacing Highway 12, built on the sands of the Outer Banks.

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Continental Collision Could Trigger California Tsunami

Continental Collision Could Trigger California Tsunami

Massive undersea earthquakes off the coast of California could send a tsunami crashing into Los Angeles or San Diego, new research suggests.

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What the Oceans Will Look Like in 2050

What the Oceans Will Look Like in 2050

What kind of oceans will we pass along to future generations of humans and other living things? The answer to that question starts with two others: What kind of oceans would we like to pass along? And what would it take to do so?

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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