Coastal Care

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The black marketeers stealing Indonesia’s islands by the boat-load

The black marketeers stealing Indonesia’s islands by the boat-load

For the people of Sebesi Island, who spend their lives next to the world’s biggest natural time bomb, it seemed to be an offer that they could not refuse.

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Birthright

Birthright

This humble film is about a friend of Sean Mullens named Michael and his daily ritual to find his natural self through surfing.

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Use of Hardened Beach Structures to Slow Erosion

Use of Hardened Beach Structures to Slow Erosion

While the use of hardened beach structures are debated, there is little debate over what they do beaches over time.

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North Carolina’s Legislation on Hardened Structures Reconsidered

North Carolina’s Legislation on Hardened Structures Reconsidered

North Carolina law has prohibited hardened structures on its beaches and inlets for more than two decades.

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Erosion and Sea Level Rise on North Topsail Beach

Erosion and Sea Level Rise on North Topsail Beach

Orrin H. Pilkey and area locals offer their perspective on North Topsail Beach, North Carolina.

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North Carolina: A Journey on the Coast

North Carolina: A Journey on the Coast

This film explores the issues of the North Carolina coast through interviews with coastal experts and visits to numerous sites along the NC coast.

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North Carolina: The Beaches Are Moving

North Carolina: The Beaches Are Moving

World famous coastal geologist Orrin H. Pilkey takes us to the beach and explains why erosion has become a problem.

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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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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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SAF Video

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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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