Coastal Care

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

Day: August 12, 2018

Jam-packed Colombian island preserves quiet way of life

Jam-packed Colombian island preserves quiet way of life

From a distance, it’s hard at first to determine what Santa Cruz del Islote actually is. Rising from the sea, the island – one of the most densely populated in the world – appears to be floating.

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Scientists complete mission to map fast-moving fault off Alaska: Data will help coastal communities prepare for risks from earthquakes and tsunamis

Scientists complete mission to map fast-moving fault off Alaska: Data will help coastal communities prepare for risks from earthquakes and tsunamis

Researchers have completed the first high-resolution, comprehensive mapping of one of the fastest moving underwater tectonic faults in the world, located in southeastern Alaska. This information will help communities in coastal Alaska and Canada better understand and prepare for the risks from earthquakes and tsunamis that can occur when faults suddenly move.

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Some of the World’s best sailing destinations

Some of the World’s best sailing destinations

Anchoring in idyllic bays. Slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip. Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot. The life aquatic is not to be missed. First, however, comes the decision on which tip of the planet to drift towards.

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“A place in crisis”: Author documents life on disappearing Tangier Island

“A place in crisis”: Author documents life on disappearing Tangier Island

Tangier Island, which is home to about 450 people, is slowly disappearing due to sea level change and shoreline erosion.

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