Coastal Care

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

Category: Book Reviews

Shorelines, Sandy or Otherwise, That May Not Last

Shorelines, Sandy or Otherwise, That May Not Last

“The World’s Beaches: A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline,” authored by Orrin H. Pilkey, William J. Neal, James Andrew Graham Cooper And Joseph T. Kelley, “is a comprehensive, readable guide to the physical features of many kinds of beaches and some of the threats they face”. A book review by Cornelia Dean , The New York Times.

Read More
The Rising Sea

The Rising Sea

On Shishmaref Island in Alaska, homes are being washed into the sea. In the South Pacific, small island nations face annihilation by encroaching waters. In coastal Louisiana, an area the size of a football field disappears every day. For these communities, sea level rise isn’t a distant, abstract fear: it’s happening now and it’s threatening their way of life… A book by Orrin H. Pilkey and Rob Young, published by Island Press.

Read More
The World’s Beaches : A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline

The World’s Beaches : A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline

” Beaches are the most dynamic features on Earth, constantly changing shape and providing vital ecological functions and a home to environments of amazing biodiversity. Understanding the importance of the beach’s role is crucial to its protection and preservation.” – Santa Aguila Foundation.

Read More
Global Climate Change: A Primer

Global Climate Change: A Primer

This timely, informative book is exactly what the public needs to understand the ongoing disruption of the earth’s climate. The authors present an excellent summary of what we know, and what we don’t know, about the planet’s climate. A book by Orrin H. Pilkey, Keith C. Pilkey, illustrated with batik art by Mary Edna Fraser
, and published by Duke University Press.

Read More
Lilly and Minot Visit the New Orleans Oil Spill

Lilly and Minot Visit the New Orleans Oil Spill

In this witty and charming book, which provide a whimsical look at the environment, Lilly and Minot travel to New Orleans to help clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of New Mexico. A children’s book from the ” Lilly and Minot” series authored by Willian Sargent, illustrated by Julia Purinton, published by Strawberry Hill Press.

Read More
The Well From Hell

The Well From Hell

“The Well From Hell”, explores the greater social and political impact of last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Written following a visit to New Orleans, author William Sargent looks at the history of fossil fuels and examines how continued reliance on “big oil” will impact ourselves and the world arround us. A book by William Sargent, published by Strawberry Hill Press.

Read More
Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas

Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas

Georgia and the Carolinas beckon curious beachcombers with over 600 miles of wave-swept Atlantic coastline. These beaches offer more than a sandy stroll amidst stunning scenery, they are alive! A book by Blair and Dawn Witherington.

Read More
Patti Pelican and the Gulf Oil Spill, By Lynda Deniger

Patti Pelican and the Gulf Oil Spill, By Lynda Deniger

Author Lynda Deniger has brilliantly crafted a factual story about the plight of birds who were oiled, captured, cleaned and rehabilitated by caring humans during the Gulf oil spill. This marvelous educational tool will help children understand the importance and value of preserving and protecting our environment while conveying a message of hope and inspiring environmental stewardship in children and adults alike.

Read More
Living on the shores of Hawaii: natural hazards, the environment, and our communities

Living on the shores of Hawaii: natural hazards, the environment, and our communities

“Living on the shores of Hawaii: natural hazards, the environment, and our communities” addresses a wide range of environmental concerns within the context of sustainability and their influence on the future of Hawaii. A book by Chip Fletcher; Robynne Boyd, William J. Neal and Virginia Tice.

Read More

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.

error: Content is protected !!