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 5, 2016

Father and son tell how to turn children into scientists at beach; A book review

Father and son tell how to turn children into scientists at beach; A book review

As scientists, the Pilkeys know the sea is rising and that beaches are in danger. As authors, they want children to come to these conclusions themselves.

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Final Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Final Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. See now in 4th and final Coastal Care’s preview: “Murder Mystery” and “Concrete Beaches.”

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Liberia: Sand Mining Threatens Coastal Town

Liberia: Sand Mining Threatens Coastal Town

Harper, a town at West Africa’s most southern location, on Cape Palmas, is seriously under threat of being swallowed by violent waves from the Atlantic Ocean. The threat of erosion is blamed on persistent local sand mining.

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Hawaii has a serious trash problem — and it’s coming on ocean waves

Hawaii has a serious trash problem — and it’s coming on ocean waves

The Hawaiian archipelago is in trash trouble. Vast amounts of trash have been washing ashore on the state’s once-pristine beaches.

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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

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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