Coastal Care

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Category: Gulf Oil Catastrophe

PSDS scientists monitor oil spill progress

I’m not sure what is worse, the waiting for the oil or dealing with its impact.

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Hands Across The Sand

Hands Across The Sand

Saturday, 820 Hands Across the Sand rallies were scheduled in all 50 US States and in 34 countries. Thousands of people worldwide gathered and stood hand in hand. The goal, as organizers put it, was to “form symbolic barriers against spilling oil.”

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Beneath the Surface: if only it were just a nightmare

Beneath the Surface: if only it were just a nightmare

As the tropical storm Alex raises concerns over what might happen to efforts to contain the oil if BP is forced to abandon the area for a while, forecasters have said they can’t speculate about what rough weather would do to oil in the water.

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International Help En Route For The Gulf

International Help En Route For The Gulf

Huge Taiwanese oil-skimming ship, the A-Whale, preparing to sail to the scene of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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Minimal Advances in Oil Spill Cleanup Since Valdez Spill

Minimal Advances in Oil Spill Cleanup Since Valdez Spill

Experts in cleanup technologies acknowledge that most of the equipment in use, only represents improvements in old technology.

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1 million times the normal level of methane gas near the Gulf oil spill

1 million times the normal level of methane gas near the Gulf oil spill

Although usually referred to as an ‘oil spill’, the leak is made up of over 40% by mass of natural gas, mostly methane, propane and ethane. Enough to potentially deplete oxygen and create a dead zone, U.S. scientists said.

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A hole in the world

A hole in the world

The hole at the bottom of the ocean is more than an engineering accident or a broken machine. It is a violent wound in a living organism, that it is part of us.

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Burn Boxes

Burn Boxes

A field of fire out in the Gulf of Mexico, where leaked BP oil burns by the barrel, is known as the “burn box.”

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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

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