Coastal Care

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

Day: November 27, 2016

Thinning, retreat of West Antarctic Glacier began in 1940s

Thinning, retreat of West Antarctic Glacier began in 1940s

New research by an international team shows that the present thinning and retreat of Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica is part of a climatically forced trend that was triggered in the 1940s.

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Beware at the beach: It’s sneaker wave season in Oregon

Beware at the beach: It’s sneaker wave season in Oregon

Never turn your back to the ocean. That’s probably the best piece of advice when it comes to surviving sneaker waves — the sudden, unpredictable surges of water that can knock you over or pull you out to sea. And while there’s no official season for sneaker waves, plotting out major incidents in Oregon shows an undeniable seasonal trend.

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Lebanon: capital’s last public sand beach under threat?

Lebanon: capital’s last public sand beach under threat?

Lebanese activists and residents of Beirut are concerned that a multi-million dollar resort near the coast is in breach of their rights to a free sand beach – which is the coastal capital’s last.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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