Coastal Care

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

Day: July 24, 2015

Detailed Flood Information Key to More Reliable Coastal Storm Impact Estimates

Detailed Flood Information Key to More Reliable Coastal Storm Impact Estimates

A new study that looked in part at how damage estimates evolve following a storm puts the total amount of building damage caused by Hurricane Sandy for all evaluated counties in New York at $23 billion. Estimates of damage by county ranged from $380 million to $5.9 billion.

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Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise

Since climate change is expected to usher in more oppressive heat waves, the number of days with stagnant air will likely go up, which could mean more days with bad air quality, if nothing is done to combat pollution.

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Mysterious Balls of Goo Are Rolling Onto American Beaches

Mysterious Balls of Goo Are Rolling Onto American Beaches

Stranded jellyfish are common sights along beaches around the world. Some places can see up to a billion animals coating the sand. But beachgoers along the U.S. East Coast are running across a surprising sight this summer…

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In Miami, Worries About Cuba Include Grains of Sand (!)

In Miami, Worries About Cuba Include Grains of Sand (!)

For some, concerns over the tourism threat Cuba poses to Miami have reached the granular level.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

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