Coastal Care

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

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She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit

She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit

Kimberly White Smalls needed her coastal home rebuilt, but like other Black residents of New York’s Far Rockaway neighborhood, she was moved instead…

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This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Denali in Alaska, is undergoing a rare surge. In the past few months the 39-mile-long river of ice has been moving as much as 90 feet a day, 100 times its usual speed.

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Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea…

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US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

Twice a day for the past half a century, a weather balloon to measure atmospheric conditions was released from a research station situated on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Faced with advancing seas that are set to devour it, the outpost has now been abandoned.

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Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

In coastal North Carolina, evidence of forest die-off is everywhere. Nearly every roadside ditch I pass is lined with dead or dying trees.

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Huge dam demolition could save salmon on the edge of extinction

Huge dam demolition could save salmon on the edge of extinction

Dams, climate change, and other issues have wreaked havoc on salmon along the U.S. West Coast, and the declines have been particularly acute for the spring-run fish…

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Sand: Monitoring and Management for a Sustainable Future

Sand: Monitoring and Management for a Sustainable Future

In partnership with the Global Sand Observatory Initiative, this event outlines the sand challenge, what actions are currently underway to address it, and what else needs to be done.

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Greenland ice sheet on course to lose ice at fastest rate in 12,000 years, study finds

Greenland ice sheet on course to lose ice at fastest rate in 12,000 years, study finds

The Greenland ice sheet is on track to lose mass at about four times the fastest rate observed over the past 12,000 years.

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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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