Coastal Care

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

Day: May 9, 2020

Outcry as Spanish beach sprayed with bleach

Outcry as Spanish beach sprayed with bleach

Authorities in a Spanish coastal resort near Cadiz, have apologised after spraying a beach with bleach in an attempt to protect children from coronavirus. Environmentalists say this unnecessary move caused “brutal damage” to the local ecosystem.

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Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

The Monte Conca cave system on the island of Sicily is a vast system of springs and pools, sitting below a nature preserve – presumed to be one of the few places untouched by human-driven pollution. But new research shows that the system is being altered by pollution from above.

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Spain: reservation for the beach needed this summer

Spain: reservation for the beach needed this summer

A Mediterranean town located just north of Valencia, Spain, will only allow 5,000 daily sunbathers on its local beach, around half the usual number, in order to maintain social distancing. These spaces will need to be reserved in advance via a mobile phone app.

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