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 20, 2016

Why moving beach sand from Negril matters

Why moving beach sand from Negril matters

Jamaica is suffering from beach erosion in many places because we have damaged the natural features and processes that build and maintain beaches. When you remove sand from one area of the coastline to the next, you reduce the sand budget in the source area.

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30 percent of global fish catch is unreported, study finds

30 percent of global fish catch is unreported, study finds

Countries drastically underreport the number of fish caught worldwide, according to a new study, and the numbers obscure a significant decline in the total catch.

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2015 is Earth’s warmest year by widest margin on record

2015 is Earth’s warmest year by widest margin on record

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880. During the final month, the December combined global land and ocean average surface temperature was the highest on record for any month in the 136-year record.

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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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