Coastal Care

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

Day: June 1, 2016

North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019

North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019

Sand mining will come to an end on North Stradbroke Island by 2019, reversing a decision by the former Newman administration to extend Sibelco’s lease to 2035.

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Niger delta oil spill clean-up launched – but could take quarter of a century

Niger delta oil spill clean-up launched – but could take quarter of a century

A $1bn clean-up of one of the world’s most oil-polluted regions will be officially launched on Thursday by the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari.

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Rio de Janeiro: A Changing City

Rio de Janeiro: A Changing City

In 1960, 5 million people lived in Rio de Janeiro. By 2015, the population had swollen to 12.2 million, making it Brazil’s second largest city.

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“Bird of Paradise – Impasto,” Panama Mangroves; By Santa Aguila Foundation

“Bird of Paradise – Impasto,” Panama Mangroves; By Santa Aguila Foundation

“Bird of Paradise – Impasto,” Panama Mangroves; is an image from Santa Aguila Foundation.

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Changing Beaches, Changing Uses, Mystery Structures: Rosy Mound Park, Lake Michigan, U.S.A; By William Neal, Peter Wampler & Brock Hesselsweet

Changing Beaches, Changing Uses, Mystery Structures: Rosy Mound Park, Lake Michigan, U.S.A; By William Neal, Peter Wampler & Brock Hesselsweet

One of the general rules of beaches is that “no beach stays the same” neither over long reaches or very short stretches nor for very long time intervals. This rule is as true for fresh-water beaches as those of the salty seas. Rosy Mound Natural Area about 2 km south of Grand Haven, Michigan, on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan is a good example.

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