Coastal Care

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

Day: July 18, 2016

Despite millions spent on sand, Presque Isle in danger of splitting in two

Despite millions spent on sand, Presque Isle in danger of splitting in two

The Lake Erie peninsula is in danger of breaking in two, despite millions of taxpayer dollars spent trying to preserve it.

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How to Steal a Beach

How to Steal a Beach

In Northern California’s Monterey Bay, a peculiar thing happens every time there’s a storm. The California Coastal Commission says that a mining operation has been illegally taking precious sand for years.

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Sand and deliver – Sardinians indignant over tourists stealing sand from beaches as souvenirs

Sand and deliver – Sardinians indignant over tourists stealing sand from beaches as souvenirs

An increasing number of visitors are scooping the sand into plastic bottles or bags and trying to take it home as a reminder of their holidays. Some are stopped at the island’s airports by vigilant officials, who confiscate the keepsakes and warn tourists that taking sand, shells and any other natural materials from the island is an offense.

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The magical blue waters of Matsu Islands, Taiwan

The magical blue waters of Matsu Islands, Taiwan

Every summer, Matsu’s shore glitters with a display of glowing algae known as “Blue Tears.” Travelers come from far and wide to see the natural phenomenon and its otherworldly results.

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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

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