Coastal Care

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

Day: March 5, 2016

A Peruvian Beach Named Dirtiest in the World

A Peruvian Beach Named Dirtiest in the World

When people think of beaches, they may think fine sand and pristine shores. However, that won’t be the scene to catch in Peru’s Carpayo beach, located on the western tip of the capital. Carpayo is on the receiving end of waste and dumps from Lima and it gets about 2.8 kilos of trash per square meter. In the latest clean-up drive, 60 tons of trash were collected in three hours.

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Thousands to march against coal plant threat to mangrove

Thousands to march against coal plant threat to mangrove

Thousands of Bangladeshis will march from Dhaka to the world’s biggest mangrove forest next week in protest at plans to build two coal-power plants on the edge of the World Heritage-listed forest.

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Alabama has been destroying its natural coast

Alabama has been destroying its natural coast

From its beginning Alabama has been endowed with some of the finest natural white sand beach and dune systems in the nation, but, over time, we have preserved less, and destroyed more of this asset than any other state. We have literally “paved paradise and put up a parking lot!

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Fish Poachers Push  Endangered Porpoises to Brink

Fish Poachers Push Endangered Porpoises to Brink

China’s lucrative black market for fish parts is threatening the vaquita, the world’s most endangered marine mammal. The porpoises, who live only in the Gulf of California, are getting caught up as bycatch in illegal gill nets and killed. Scientists fear the porpoise could vanish by 2018.

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