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 12, 2016

A tenth of the world’s wilderness lost since the 1990s

A tenth of the world’s wilderness lost since the 1990s

Researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology show catastrophic declines in wilderness areas around the world over the last 20 years.

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Hermine’s beach erosion still a problem for some Jersey Shore towns

Hermine’s beach erosion still a problem for some Jersey Shore towns

Tropical Storm Hermine may be long gone, but some Shore towns in New Jersey are still feeling the effects and planning for future storms.

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Why Is the Dead Sea So Salty?

Why Is the Dead Sea So Salty?

Bordered by Jordan to the east and by Israel and Palestine to the west, the Dead Sea is a landlocked lake rather than a true sea, and is recognized as one of the saltiest bodies of water on Earth. NOAA estimates that the water in the Dead Sea is five to nine times as briny as seawater…

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Sand War in Bay of Lannion, Brittany, France

Sand War in Bay of Lannion, Brittany, France

Following yesterday’s rally against Lannion’s Bay ongoing shell sand extraction, activists from the environmental group “Peuple Des Dunes” and local officials, are to meet with the french Environment Minister Segolene Royal, to request the suspension of the controversial dredging concession granted to CAN Industry, whose current practices have been deemed questionable.

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Three Nations Create Giant Reserves for Ocean Life

Three Nations Create Giant Reserves for Ocean Life

The presidents of Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Colombia announced historic protections to safeguard sea turtles, sharks, and a variety of other creatures off their coasts. Friday’s announcements add to a series of recent actions designed to safeguard whales, sharks, sea turtles, tuna, and other creatures off the coasts of Central and South America.

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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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