Coastal Care

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

Day: October 4, 2016

Great Pacific garbage patch far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows

Great Pacific garbage patch far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows

The vast patch of garbage floating in the Pacific Ocean is far worse than previously thought, with an aerial survey finding a much larger mass of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items than imagined.

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Belgium is to build its first artificial island off the coast, as climate change mitigation

Belgium is to build its first artificial island off the coast, as climate change mitigation

Amid rising seas, Belgium plans on building an artificial island off its coast, in a step towards climate change mitigation. 8 millions euros have been provided in funding of the project study.

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Resettling the First American Climate Refugees – Louisiana

Resettling the First American Climate Refugees – Louisiana

The Isle de Jean Charles resettlement plan is one of the first programs of its kind in the world, a test of how to respond to climate change in the most dramatic circumstances without tearing communities apart.

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NASA just released footage from space of category 4 hurricane Matthew

NASA just released footage from space of category 4 hurricane Matthew

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of major Hurricane Matthew. Hurricane Matthew pounded western Haiti Tuesday morning, packing powerful winds and heavy rain as it crossed the country.

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Deadly Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in Haiti

The dangerous Category 4 storm made landfall around dawn on Haiti’s southern peninsula, where many people live along the coast in shacks of wood or simple concrete blocks that are ill-suited to the force of the system’s maximum sustained winds of 145 mph.

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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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