Coastal Care

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

Day: May 11, 2016

Woman sets out to paddleboard length of England to highlight plastic pollution

Woman sets out to paddleboard length of England to highlight plastic pollution

Lizzie Carr is aiming to become the first person to paddleboard the length of England via connected waterways to highlight the issue of plastic pollution.

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New study shows rapid marsh bank sediment build up does not equate land loss resilience

New study shows rapid marsh bank sediment build up does not equate land loss resilience

A new study proposes a new framework to look at sediment fluxes in marsh channels that takes into account the natural process of sediment recycling. Understanding how sediments are transported within salt marshes is critical to predict the effect that processes such as nutrient loading, sea-level rise and sediment supply have on marsh erosion.

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Abrupt Sea Level Rise Looms  As Increasingly Realistic Threat

Abrupt Sea Level Rise Looms As Increasingly Realistic Threat

Ninety-nine percent of the planet’s freshwater ice is locked up in the Antarctic and Greenland ice caps. Now, a growing number of studies are raising the possibility that as those ice sheets melt, sea levels could rise by six feet this century, and far higher in the next, flooding many of the world’s populated coastal areas.

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SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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