Coastal Care

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

Day: August 6, 2015

2015 Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Above Average

2015 Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Above Average

Scientists have found this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — is, at 6,474 square miles, above average in size and larger than forecast by NOAA in June.

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Plains Says California Oil Spill Could Be Larger Than Estimated

Plains Says California Oil Spill Could Be Larger Than Estimated

Plains All American Pipeline LP’s ruptured California oil pipeline may have spilled 41 percent more crude than currently estimated.

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Seagrass Thrives Surprisingly Well in Toxic Sediments, But Still Dies All Over The World

Seagrass Thrives Surprisingly Well in Toxic Sediments, But Still Dies All Over The World

New studies of seagrasses reveal that they are surprisingly good at detoxifying themselves when growing in toxic seabed. But if seagrasses are stressed by their environment, they lose the ability and die. All over the world seagrasses are increasingly stressed.

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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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