Coastal Care

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

IN MEMORIAM

Jellyfish seen swimming in Venice’s canals

Jellyfish seen swimming in Venice’s canals

Spotting a beautiful jellyfish serenely swimming through near-transparent waters in the canals of Venice would’ve been an unthinkable sight just a few weeks ago, but the global standstill created by coronavirus has now made it possible.

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Flooding will affect double the number of people worldwide by 2030

Flooding will affect double the number of people worldwide by 2030

The number of people harmed by floods will double worldwide by 2030, according to a new analysis. 147 million people will be hit by floods from rivers and coasts annually by the end of the decade, compared with 72 million people just 10 years ago.

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Fifty Years Past the First Earth Day, a Frayed Planet—and a Sublime One

Fifty Years Past the First Earth Day, a Frayed Planet—and a Sublime One

On the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day, let’s think for a moment about the Earth—backdrop for our busy and dramatic life, but also a planet. Yes, it’s a planet badly degraded, and, yes, it’s a planet worth fighting for, as hard as we know how.

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Why Earth Day is more important than ever

Why Earth Day is more important than ever

Earth day 2020 is not just the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but also the anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement to take climate action. The pandemic is a stark reminder of the vulnerability of humans and the planet in the face of global scale threats.

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EARTH DAY LIVE – 2020

EARTH DAY LIVE – 2020

On April 22, we’re flooding the world with hope, optimism and action. Will you join us? Watch Live.

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New model to improve accuracy of storm surge analysis

New model to improve accuracy of storm surge analysis

Accurately predicting how many people are at risk due to sea level rise and storm surges has always challenged scientists, but a new method is improving models that account for the impact of these natural occurrences.

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Will Florida be lost forever to the climate crisis?

Will Florida be lost forever to the climate crisis?

From sea level rise to habitat loss, the effects of the climate crisis are on the verge of making south Florida uninhabitable.

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North Pole soon to be ice free in summer

North Pole soon to be ice free in summer

The Arctic Ocean in summer will very likely be ice free before 2050, at least temporarily. The efficacy of climate-protection measures will determine how often and for how long. These are the results of a new research study involving 21 research institutes from around the world.

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10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper; rules relaxed

10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper; rules relaxed

Industry leaders and government officials say they’re determined to prevent a repeat of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster. Yet safety rules adopted in the spill’s aftermath have been eased as part of Trump’s drive to boost U.S. oil production.

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Beach of the Month

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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