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 2, 2016

Louvre, Orsay museums close as Seine overflows in Paris

Louvre, Orsay museums close as Seine overflows in Paris

The rising waters of the Seine overflowed riverbanks, roads and rail tracks across Paris on Thursday, forcing authorities at the Louvre to do something they have not done in generations: hurriedly move precious artworks to higher ground.

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Rising seas put brakes on developers’ march toward the ocean, SC

Rising seas put brakes on developers’ march toward the ocean, SC

The South Carolina House just passed a bill that will close a loophole in state law that has allowed new construction closer to the ocean when renourishment projects temporarily widen the seashore. The lower chamber’s action is considered a significant, long-term step to prevent construction farther out on the beach at a time of rising sea levels.

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Lawyer speaks out on beach sand mining, Montserrat

Lawyer speaks out on beach sand mining, Montserrat

Substantial quantity of sand is currently being removed from the southern end of Carrs Bay Beach, and area that is both environmentally and ecologically sensitive.

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Great Barrier Reef Near Whitsunday Islands

Great Barrier Reef Near Whitsunday Islands

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system on Earth, with more than 3,000 separate reefs and coral cays. It is also one of the most complex natural ecosystems, with 600 types of corals and thousands of animal species from tiny planktons to whales.

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Celebrate June as Oceans Month, USGS

Celebrate June as Oceans Month, USGS

June marks National Oceans Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the natural beauty and importance of Earth’s oceans and coasts.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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