Coastal Care

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

Day: November 21, 2015

Sand Mining in SF Bay Dealt Blow by State Appeals Court

Sand Mining in SF Bay Dealt Blow by State Appeals Court

A California appeals court has ruled that sand in the San Francisco Bay must be considered a public trust resource, potentially challenging the practice of mining for sand in the Bay that’s in turn used in construction projects.

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Video: The Moment an Earthquake Destroys One of the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Video: The Moment an Earthquake Destroys One of the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches

The moment that one of the world’s most beautiful beaches was destroyed this week was caught on camera. An earthquake, which was marked as 6.1 ‘strong’ on the Richter Scale, brought surrounding cliffs down onto the Egremni Beach in Lefkada, Greece.

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New Rules to Ease Sandbag Restrictions, NC

New Rules to Ease Sandbag Restrictions, NC

Proposed new rules will make it easier for beachfront land owners to build sandbag walls and leave them in place for longer periods. Members of the state panel directed by the N.C. General Assembly to create the rules expressed fears that the new, looser restrictions could result in hardened beaches along the entire N.C. coast.

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US Kids’ Lawsuit Over Climate Change Gathers Steam

US Kids’ Lawsuit Over Climate Change Gathers Steam

The plaintiffs argue the federal government has known about the danger of carbon emissions since 1965, but has not done enough to stem them, as a result jeopardizing such vital natural resources as the air, seas, coastlines, water and wildlife.

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