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 22, 2016

Sand scarcity hits Mumbai’s first artificial beach project

Sand scarcity hits Mumbai’s first artificial beach project

The plan for Mumbai’s first artificial beach off Marine Drive faces a challenge due to huge shortage of sand.

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Seawalls, coastal forests show mixed effectiveness at reducing deaths and damage from tsunami

Seawalls, coastal forests show mixed effectiveness at reducing deaths and damage from tsunami

Following the tsunami in 1933, coastal towns in Japan began to construct “tsunami seawalls” to protect lives and property from this repeated hazard. After the death and destruction of 2011, the effectiveness of tsunami seawalls has been called into question.

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Three Tropical Systems Spin Near Japan At Once; Typhoon Mindulle Strikes Tokyo

Three Tropical Systems Spin Near Japan At Once; Typhoon Mindulle Strikes Tokyo

Satellite imagery this weekend showed an interesting sight near Japan as a trio of tropical systems spun near the country. One of those three systems, Mindulle, made landfall near Tokyo as a typhoon on Monday.

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