Coastal Care

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

Category: Beach Nourishment

Cancun’s Beaches: Vanishing Sand and Wasted Money

Cancun’s Beaches: Vanishing Sand and Wasted Money

In a major restoration project last year, millions of cubic yards (meters) of sand were dredged from the sandy bottom of the Caribbean and pumped ashore in Cancun. The project created a seven-mile stretch of beach some 40 to 70 yards (meters) wide, at a cost of about $70 million. It is already washing away.

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Waikiki Beach Replenishment

Waikiki Beach Replenishment

On the Waikiki shoreline, what’s here today will be gone tomorrow.

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The battle for the beaches of Cancun

The battle for the beaches of Cancun

The science of why the beaches have eroded is not nearly as complex as the politics attached to their recovery.

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Kashima Beach, Japan; By Andrew Cooper

Kashima Beach, Japan; By Andrew Cooper

Kashima, 80 km east of Tokyo, is one of Japan’s most important ports.

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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

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