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 9, 2015

Five Centuries of Flooding Events in the SW Netherlands; 1500–2000

Five Centuries of Flooding Events in the SW Netherlands; 1500–2000

A new study shows that, from 1500 until 2000, about a third of floods in southwestern Netherlands were deliberately caused by humans during wartimes. Some of these inundations resulted in significant changes to the landscape, being as damaging as floods caused by heavy rainfall or storm surges.

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Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean: A Push into Uncharted Waters

Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean: A Push into Uncharted Waters

As the U.S. and Russia take the first halting steps to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean, experts say the harsh climate, icy seas, and lack of any infrastructure means a sizeable oil spill would be very difficult to clean up and could cause extensive environmental damage.

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Louisiana Environmental Group Warns Santa Barbara Oil Spill Cleanup Workers to Protect Their Health

Louisiana Environmental Group Warns Santa Barbara Oil Spill Cleanup Workers to Protect Their Health

An open letter from the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) and the Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper raised concerns towards those affected by the Santa Barbara Plains All American Pipeline spill who participated in the clean-up effort.

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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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