Coastal Care

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

Day: January 7, 2016

The environmental loss of illegal sand mining in South Africa

The environmental loss of illegal sand mining in South Africa

Research shows that KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are home to more than 200 illegal sand mining operations. Umvoti River sand is as good as gold in the construction industry. Its stellar components have placed it among the best sand in South Africa for building purposes. But this comes at a great environmental loss.

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Thousands of Pink Plastic Detergent Bottles Wash Up on British Beach

Thousands of Pink Plastic Detergent Bottles Wash Up on British Beach

On the same shores where nautical-themed Lego pieces wash up daily, thousands of neon-pink bottles full of detergent have started littering the beaches of Cornwall, England. The bottles are believed to be from a container that fell off a cargo ship as a result of stormy seas.

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SAF Video

Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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