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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Contributors for Beach of the Month

Contributors for Beach of the Month

Our deepest gratitude and thanks to our talented and inspiring Beach Of The Month authors contributors.

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Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BEACH SCIENCE Compiled by Norma Longo Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences Nicholas School of the Environment Duke…

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Cemeteries in the Sea; By William J. Neal & Orrin H. Pilkey

Cemeteries in the Sea; By William J. Neal & Orrin H. Pilkey

Cemeteries by the sea are silent sentinels. Like lighthouses and coastal fortifications, they bear dates of former times when they were on high and dry land. By William J. Neal and Orrin H. Pilkey.

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The Coastal Consciousness of John Gillis

The Coastal Consciousness of John Gillis

Climate change is real and serious, but was not last fall’s “natural disaster,” like Katrina and like all the rest to come, as much about human failures, in infrastructure, planning, and our proclivity for building homes on shifting sandbars, as it was natural catastrophe? Those questions aren’t new.

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Earth’s Changing Face: A NASA Image Gallery

Earth’s Changing Face: A NASA Image Gallery

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day on April 22, NASA’s Webby Award-winning Global Climate Change website, has unveiled a new version of its popular image gallery, “State of Flux. Each image pair in the continuously updated gallery highlights before-and-after impacts of change including the destruction wrought by extreme events, the retreat of glaciers caused by climate change, and the expanding footprint of urban areas due to population growth.

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Whole coastline of Namibia is designated a national park

Whole coastline of Namibia is designated a national park

Namibia has become what is thought to be the first country to designate its entire coastline a national park. Namibia designates its entire 976-mile coastline a national park, consolidating several existing preserves into the 26.6 million-acre Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park.

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Campaigns

Campaigns

You can make a difference by signing the Coastal Care petitions.

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Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna

The beach is home to scores of amazing plants and animals. Learn just a few of these and make your next visit to the beach a treat.

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Pollution

Contents Plastic Pollution Oil Pollution Plastic Pollution When The Mermaids Cry: The Great Plastic Tide by Claire Le Guern The…

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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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