Coastal Care

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

Day: August 1, 2016

Forget Sharks, Lightning Poses Big Beach Threat

Forget Sharks, Lightning Poses Big Beach Threat

The beach may be the perfect place to cool off during the summer, but it’s also one of the deadliest spots to be caught during a lightning storm.

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Typhoon Nida Makes Landfall Near Hong Kong After Making a Direct Hit on Philippines

Typhoon Nida Makes Landfall Near Hong Kong After Making a Direct Hit on Philippines

Gale-force winds and heavy rains lashed Hong Kong after Typhoon Nida made landfall Tuesday near Dapeng Peninsula in China’s Guangdong Province.

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Plastic ‘continents’: Is there a way out?

Plastic ‘continents’: Is there a way out?

Plastic “continents” are not static. Based on the oceanic circulation modelling work conducted in the Pacific, researchers have recently shown that there are exit currents for these areas of the sea where these piles of waste build up.

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Over 100,000 people swarm this public beach in China; Video

Over 100,000 people swarm this public beach in China; Video

A massive crowd descended upon the “Number One Bathing Beach” in Qingdao City, China on Saturday. An official for the public beach estimated around 130,000 people visited the popular beach on that day. There are between 20 to 30 reports of lost children every day.

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Pongara Beach, Gabon; By Andrew G. Cooper & Orrin H. Pilkey

Pongara Beach, Gabon; By Andrew G. Cooper & Orrin H. Pilkey

Gabon is on the equatorial coast of West Africa between the Congo and Niger deltas, surrounded by Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon to the north and Congo to the south and east. Gabon has a long, sandy coast backed in most cases by a dense tropical rainforest. Elephants, buffalos, various antelopes, monkeys, pythons and even leopards leave their trails on the beach.

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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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