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 3, 2015

Greenland Ice Loss: Follow the Water

Greenland Ice Loss: Follow the Water

In Greenland, scientists who wish to understand ice loss will follow the water. Greenland mass loss is rising exponentially and leading to higher sea level rise. A video by Yale Climate Forum.

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Sudden Draining of Glacial Lakes Explained

Sudden Draining of Glacial Lakes Explained

In 2008 scientists from WHOI and the University of Washington documented for the first time how the icy bottoms of lakes atop the Greenland Ice Sheet can crack open suddenly—draining the lakes completely within hours and sending torrents of water to the base of the ice sheet thousands of feet below. Now they have found a surprising mechanism that triggers the cracks.

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Boyan Slat to Deploy ‘Longest Floating Structure in World History’ to Clean Ocean Plastic

Boyan Slat to Deploy ‘Longest Floating Structure in World History’ to Clean Ocean Plastic

Boyan Slat, the 20-year-old CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, has officially announced that the world’s first ocean-cleaning system is set to deploy in 2016. The pilot program will be operational for at least two years in the proposed deployment location of Tsushima island in Japan.

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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

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