Coastal Care

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

Day: January 11, 2017

Warmer West Coast ocean conditions linked to increased risk of toxic shellfish

Warmer West Coast ocean conditions linked to increased risk of toxic shellfish

Hazardous levels of domoic acid, a natural toxin that accumulates in shellfish, have been linked to warmer ocean conditions in waters off Oregon and Washington for the first time by a NOAA-supported research team, led by Oregon State University scientists.

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Philippines: Massive mangrove planting seen to strengthen coastal areas

Philippines: Massive mangrove planting seen to strengthen coastal areas

The massive mangrove plantation initiated by the government will strengthen the protection of the coastal areas in Eastern Visayas against the rise of sea water or storm surge due to strong typhoons.

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Sand Mining Project Targets Wetlands; Wisconsin

Sand Mining Project Targets Wetlands; Wisconsin

An investment company wants to build a sand mining and processing plant in 2 Wisconsin counties, that would eliminate about 17 acres of pristine forested wetland. Wetlands are valuable habits for fish and wildlife and control flooding. Approval of the project would mean the largest single loss of wetlands for a sand project in the region, since at least 2008.

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