Coastal Care

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

Day: December 21, 2017

More California Communities File Lawsuits Against Fossil Fuel Companies

More California Communities File Lawsuits Against Fossil Fuel Companies

The city and county of Santa Cruz have filed lawsuits against 29 fossil fuel companies, holding them responsible for the impacts of climate change.

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Living Shorelines

Living Shorelines

“Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York, ” a document produced by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, lays out an approach to the coast that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should heed. It “emphasizes natural and nature-based solution to erosion control that will protect New Yorkers and the environment.”

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California cliffs at risk of collapse identified

California cliffs at risk of collapse identified

Danger – Unstable Cliffs – Stay Back: The yellow warning signs that pepper coastal cliffs from northern California to the US-Mexico border may seem overly dramatic to the casual observer. But actively eroding cliffs make up the majority of the California coastline.

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Bahamas sand to fill in Florida beaches? Congress gave OK for study but no funding

Bahamas sand to fill in Florida beaches? Congress gave OK for study but no funding

The 2016 Water Resources Development Act authorized the Army Corps of Engineers to study using foreign sand, such as from the Bahamas, to widen shorelines without resorting to expensive and inefficient truck hauls from inland mines. A year later the study remains unfunded in the agency’s budget.

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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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