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 25, 2015

Tanzania, Zanzibar: Illegal Sand Mining Irks Aakia Officials

Tanzania, Zanzibar: Illegal Sand Mining Irks Aakia Officials

Zanzibar has been recording increased illegal sand mining, and authorities at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport are worried that it may, if uncontrolled, affect ongoing expansion program.

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Mud From Brazil Dam Burst Is Toxic, UN Experts Say

Mud From Brazil Dam Burst Is Toxic, UN Experts Say

The scale of the environmental damage is the equivalent of 20,000 Olympic swimming pools of toxic mud waste contaminating the soil, rivers and water system of an area covering over 850 kilometers.

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Great Barrier Reef Protecting Against Landslides, Tsunamis

Great Barrier Reef Protecting Against Landslides, Tsunamis

The world-famous Australian reef is providing an effective barrier against landslide-induced tsunamis, new research shows.

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Paris Climate Conference to Start a Day Early: UN

Paris Climate Conference to Start a Day Early: UN

A crunch climate conference will start in Paris a day earlier than planned, with negotiators gathering on Sunday already to start thrashing out a pact.

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U.N.: 2015 is the Hottest Year on Record

U.N.: 2015 is the Hottest Year on Record

Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth’s wild weather this year is smashing the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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