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 27, 2020

World Consumes 100 Billion Tons of Materials Every Year, Report Finds

World Consumes 100 Billion Tons of Materials Every Year, Report Finds

The amount of material consumed by humanity has passed 100 billion tons every year, a report has revealed, but the proportion being recycled is falling.

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Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise is one of the most severe impacts of climate change, with rising waters amplifying coastal floods, threatening coastal communities, infrastructure, and agriculture. The period 2010-2020 was the planet’s hottest decade on record and the long-term trend is upward.

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Miami Beach is dumping $16 million in fresh sand to push back against erosion

Miami Beach is dumping $16 million in fresh sand to push back against erosion

To push back against erosion caused by sea level rise and storms, four beachfront strips on Miami Beach are receiving a federally funded face lift. That means dumping fresh sand on the beach — $16 million.

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Rule change may threaten coastal areas

Rule change may threaten coastal areas

The U.S. Department of Interior Secretary’s reversal of a rule that limited where sand within federally restricted coastal zones may be placed is a change that environmentalists say is a step backward in protecting sensitive coastal resources.

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Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)

The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change.

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