Coastal Care

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

Day: October 13, 2015

Map Shows Where Sea Level Rise Will Drown American Cities

Map Shows Where Sea Level Rise Will Drown American Cities

No matter what we do to curb global warming, these and other beloved US cities will sink below rising seas, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. But making extreme carbon cuts and moving to renewable energy could save millions of people living in iconic coastal areas of the United States.

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Plastic oceans: What do we know?

Plastic oceans: What do we know?

When it comes to throwing away rubbish, “away” is not some abstract space but a real location… About eight million tonnes of plastic waste are added to the oceans every year. An Exeter University research estimated that anyone consuming an average amount of seafood would ingest about 11,000 plastic particles a year.

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‘Repetitive Loss’ Properties Raise Debate Over Rebuilding After Floods

‘Repetitive Loss’ Properties Raise Debate Over Rebuilding After Floods

Throughout Connecticut, thousands of homes have suffered: repetitive loss, as FEMA calls it, from flooding. Many residents have rebuilt multiple times. And many, also have used government funds from an alphabet soup of federal programs and agencies to do some, if not all, of the work. But shoreline and climate experts, public officials and others have grown increasingly critical of such programs.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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