Coastal Care

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World’s 100 Best Beaches, CNN

World’s 100 Best Beaches, CNN

Is it possible to rank the world’s best beaches?

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World Ocean Day: June 8th

World Ocean Day: June 8th

World Ocean Day is a time to celebrate our common treasure, which makes the Earth habitable for people by providing and regulating the climate, weather, oxygen, food and many other environmental, social and economic benefits. World Oceans Day is being celebrated by millions of people all over the globe. Be a part of the movement to protect our oceans!

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World Environment Day: June 5th 2013, UNEP

World Environment Day: June 5th 2013, UNEP

The World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become one of the main vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.

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The (Less Than) Eternal Sea

The (Less Than) Eternal Sea

Nothing in the sea lives by itself, nothing either on the earth or in the air or in the minds of men. To know the sea is mortal is to know that we are not apart from it. Man is nature creatively refashioning itself. The abyss is human, not divine, a work in progress, whether made with a poet’s metaphor or with a vast prodigious bulk of Styrofoam… An essay by Lewis Lapham, in The Huffington Post

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Kamchatka Surrounded by Blooms

Kamchatka Surrounded by Blooms

The Kamchatka Peninsula of far eastern Russian was surrounded by life in late May 2013, at least the oceanic sort. Massive blooms of microscopic, plant-like organisms called phytoplankton spread green over the nearby waters. Phytoplankton typically support an abundance of other fish and marine life.

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Why Do You ‘Hear The Ocean’ In a Seashell?

Why Do You ‘Hear The Ocean’ In a Seashell?

We live in a sea of sound, but can we capture the essence of the ocean’s sounds in a seashell?

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Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Jervis Bay, New South Wales

The brilliant sands of Jervis Bay owe their color (or lack of it) to the relentless action of water from old rivers, and rising and falling seas over thousands of years. According to the Guinness Book of Records, the sands around Jervis Bay are the whitest in the world. These sands are also finer than typical ocean beach sand.

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Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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