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 31, 2016

Fish for dinner? Your seafood might come with a side of plastic

Fish for dinner? Your seafood might come with a side of plastic

Fish are “stuffing themselves” on plastic, but scientists are still trying to figure out what effect that might have on those of us who eat seafood.

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Without long-term erosion fix, North Shore towns may suffer

Without long-term erosion fix, North Shore towns may suffer

If a more permanent solution isn’t found to address Lake Michigan’s eroding shoreline and shrinking beaches, the leaders of coastal communities fear their economies and tourism may suffer — particularly in towns along the North Shore.

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Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida’s Gulf Coast

Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida’s Gulf Coast

The island of Hawaii rarely takes a direct hit from a hurricane. This week, two Pacific storms are lining up to change that. Meanwhile, in the Atlantic, Tropical Depression 9 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Hermine, with a hurricane watch in effect for parts of Florida.

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Global Congress Endorses Protection of Bristol Bay, Condemns Pebble Mine

Global Congress Endorses Protection of Bristol Bay, Condemns Pebble Mine

Native Alaskans, fishermen, conservationists and coalition partners today successfully took their battle against the proposed Pebble Mine to the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, securing overwhelming approval of a motion urging protection of Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine and other large-scale mining.

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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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