Coastal Care

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

Day: September 8, 2016

Loving the Ocean Starts at Home

Loving the Ocean Starts at Home

Individuals really can make a huge difference. With an estimated 80% of ocean pollution starting on land the best way to beat marine pollution is by preventing it from ever reaching the sea.

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Successful conservation efforts pay off for humpback whales

Successful conservation efforts pay off for humpback whales

Efforts to protect humpbacks from their most fearsome predator— human beings— are having an impact. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that most populations of humpback whales are being removed from the Endangered Species listing.

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Climate change increased chances of record rains in Louisiana by at least 40 percent

Climate change increased chances of record rains in Louisiana by at least 40 percent

Human-caused climate warming increased the chances of the torrential rains that unleashed devastating floods in south Louisiana in mid August by at least 40 percent, according to a team of NOAA and partner scientists with World Weather Attribution (WWA) who conducted a rapid assessment of the role of climate on the historic heavy rain event.

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World Bank: Air pollution deaths costing global economy $225bn a year

World Bank: Air pollution deaths costing global economy $225bn a year

Premature deaths caused by poor air quality cost the global economy around $225bn in lost labour income during 2013, according to a major new economic study published today by the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).

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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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