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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Stay inside, the world is healing

Stay inside, the world is healing

With humans under lockdown, nature has taken over the earth as skies have begun to clear, wild animals are reclaiming their turf. Empty roads and beaches are being taken over by wild animals.

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Category 5 tropical cyclone wreaked havoc on Vanuatu

Category 5 tropical cyclone wreaked havoc on Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Harold made landfall on the Pacific island nation. By midday, Harold was a category 5 storm with sustained winds of approximately 215 kilometers (135 miles) per hour near its center, making it one of the strongest storms ever to hit the nation.

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The Impressive changes of Cartagena’s bay

The Impressive changes of Cartagena’s bay

As a consequence of the confinement measures and beaches closures in Colombia, the Cartagena Bay’s waters are now crystalline.

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Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

The 210,000-square-kilometre (81,000-square-mile) zone — an area equivalent to nearly half of the Black Sea – is intended to protect both the sea and the archipelago’s economy.

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Marine life could recover by 2050 with the right policies, study finds

Marine life could recover by 2050 with the right policies, study finds

Despite centuries of rampant overfishing and pollution, marine life in the world’s oceans could be fully restored in as little as 30 years with aggressive conservation policies.

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Op-Ed:  California’s beaches closures offer a glimpse of the likely future. That should frighten us

Op-Ed: California’s beaches closures offer a glimpse of the likely future. That should frighten us

For the first time in history, most people in Southern California, under stay-at-home orders, are completely banned from surfing, sunbathing, fishing or building sandcastles at the ocean’s edge. The current beach closures are giving us a glimpse of Southern California’s likely future: one with fewer and smaller beaches nearly as inaccessible as they are right now.

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Go-ahead for mining on ten West Coast beaches, South Africa

Go-ahead for mining on ten West Coast beaches, South Africa

South Africa’s Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has dismissed most of the appeals against the approval in 2019 of vastly expanded beach mining operations on the West Coast north of the Olifants River.

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Keep learning with science activities that kids and families can do at home

Keep learning with science activities that kids and families can do at home

With lots of kids home from school, here’s a quick roundup of NOAA’s most popular educational resources to help you safely hunker down while learning about the ocean and atmosphere. As well as some ideas from the UNEP, on how to teach them about the plastic pollution problem.

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Costa Rica – II; By Nancy Opitz

Costa Rica – II; By Nancy Opitz

In celebration of Coastal Care’s new decade, we are republishing an acclaimed selection of the most popular Photo of the Month contributions.

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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

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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