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 6, 2015

Disappearing Beaches of India

Disappearing Beaches of India

Beaches and coasts are amazing wonders of nature. India’s coastline stretches for around 7,500 kilometers. Yet, as much as 40% of India’s coastline is eroding at an alarming level, not only in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, but also in many other beaches.

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Hurricane Blanca

Hurricane Blanca

Hurricane Blanca, the second named storm of the eastern Pacific season, alternated between interesting and alarming, dynamic and stagnant in the first week of June 2015. The storm set a record as the earliest second hurricane in an eastern Pacific season. The west coast of Mexico should prepare for a battering this summer into the fall.

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Diverse Corals Persist, But Bioerosion Escalates in Palau’s Low-pH Waters

Diverse Corals Persist, But Bioerosion Escalates in Palau’s Low-pH Waters

As the ocean absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide released by the burning of fossil fuels, its chemistry is changing.

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Beaches in Danger: 10 Disappearing Shorelines

Beaches in Danger: 10 Disappearing Shorelines

When seas rise, it’s inevitable: beaches disappear. Add human interference with natural beach topography- channel dredging, sand replacement, seawalls, jetties – and it’s a recipe for disaster.

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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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