Coastal Care

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

Category: Ecosystem Destruction

For now, river deltas gain land worldwide

For now, river deltas gain land worldwide

River deltas rank among the most economically and ecologically valuable environments on Earth. People living on deltas are increasingly vulnerable to sea-level rise and coastal hazards such as major storms, extremely high tides, and tsunamis.

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World Consumes 100 Billion Tons of Materials Every Year, Report Finds

World Consumes 100 Billion Tons of Materials Every Year, Report Finds

The amount of material consumed by humanity has passed 100 billion tons every year, a report has revealed, but the proportion being recycled is falling.

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How climate change is impacting Antarctica’s ecosystem, Video

How climate change is impacting Antarctica’s ecosystem, Video

The frozen continent of Antarctica may be far from the world’s population centers – but what happens in the rest of the world is having a big impact there.

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Race to exploit the world’s seabed set to wreak havoc on marine life

Race to exploit the world’s seabed set to wreak havoc on marine life

New research warns that ‘blue acceleration’ – a global goldrush to claim the ocean floor – is already impacting on the environment.

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The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

From 2015–2016, 62,000 dead common murres washed onto U.S. and Canadian Pacific coast beaches. All together, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of the region’s total population was wiped out.

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Chinese paddlefish extinct after surviving 150 million years

Chinese paddlefish extinct after surviving 150 million years

The Chinese paddlefish — one of the world’s largest freshwater fish — has officially been declared extinct after surviving some 150 million years. The giant species, which measured as long as 23 feet and weighed as much as 1,100 pounds, has been killed off by overfishing and dam construction.

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Oil spill off the Galápagos Islands prompts emergency cleanup effort

Oil spill off the Galápagos Islands prompts emergency cleanup effort

A barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel fuel sank in waters off the Galápagos Islands early Sunday, prompting an emergency cleanup effort in the environmentally sensitive area.

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Biodiversity has substantially changed in one of the largest Mediterranean wetlands

Biodiversity has substantially changed in one of the largest Mediterranean wetlands

The Camargue in southern France is widely recognised as one of the largest and most biodiverse wetlands in the Mediterranean region. Yet, some species have severely declined since the 1970s. This provides evidence of substantial deterioration of the Camargue ecosystem.

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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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