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 30, 2015

Plastic Contaminates Ocean Sourced Table Salt

Plastic Contaminates Ocean Sourced Table Salt

When researchers analyzed fifteen brands of common table salt bought at supermarkets across China, they found among the grains of seasoning micro-sized particles of plastic. The highest level of plastic contamination was found in salt sourced from the ocean.

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Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change: Preparing to Forecast the Future

Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change: Preparing to Forecast the Future

Marine scientists have warned that the future may bring more harmful algal blooms (HABs) that threaten wildlife and the economy, and called for changes in research priorities to better forecast these long-term trends.

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Could We Run Out of Sand for Eroded Beaches?

Could We Run Out of Sand for Eroded Beaches?

With king tides, persistent winds and large waves from Tropical Storm Erika and Hurricane Joaquin making erosion particularly bad this year, the demand for sand is high – but is it possible we could run out?

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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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