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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Chile Was Prepared for the Quake but Not the Tsunami

Chile Was Prepared for the Quake but Not the Tsunami

Jane Lubchenco says that precisely because the communities were so close to the epicenter, tsunami waves arrived “almost instantaneously.”

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San Miguel Island, CA; By Bob Evans

San Miguel Island, CA; By Bob Evans

Point Bennett Sunset, San Miguel Island, California. Channel Islands National Park

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Black Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; By Andrew Cooper

Black Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; By Andrew Cooper

On the northeast coast of South Africa, one of the longest and most beautiful beaches in the world runs unbroken for 150 km between the inlets of the St. Lucia and Kosi Estuaries.

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Use of Sand Bags on Beaches

Use of Sand Bags on Beaches

Sand bags are used to stabilize buildings that are threatened by the ocean.

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Far Rockaway, NY; By Andrew Kidman

Far Rockaway, NY; By Andrew Kidman

This photo was taken up on the far end of the Rockaways in New York.

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South Nags Head, North Carolina; By Orrin H. Pilkey, Norma Longo & Joseph T. Kelly

South Nags Head, North Carolina; By Orrin H. Pilkey, Norma Longo & Joseph T. Kelly

South Nags Head, North Carolina, is a 5 mile long, 200 meter wide, strip of beach cottage development at the south end of town of Nags Head.

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Bathers ; By Thomas Zika

Bathers ; By Thomas Zika

Born and educated in German, Thomas Zika has exhibited widely in Europe since 1989.

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Anegada, British Virgin Islands; By Andrew Cooper

Anegada, British Virgin Islands; By Andrew Cooper

Anegada, the most northeasterly of the British Virgin Islands is a sandy island that sits on top of a Pleistocene reef that is now exposed above sea level.

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Capbreton Beach; By Sylvain Cazenave

Capbreton Beach; By Sylvain Cazenave

Sylvain Cazenave is a French pioneer of surf and waves photography.

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