The mission of the Santa Aguila Foundation is to raise awareness of and mobilize people against the ongoing decimation of coastlines and oceans around the world.

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Tar balls coat Indian beaches

Tar balls coat Indian beaches

Semisolid lumps of oil formed layers up to six inches deep (15 centimeters) on the renowned Goa beaches.

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Barrier islands and sea-level rise

Barrier islands and sea-level rise

Over the next 100 years, according to recent estimates, we should expect 5 to 6 feet of sea-level rise.

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California Lawmakers Reject Plastic Shopping Bag Ban

California Lawmakers Reject Plastic Shopping Bag Ban

The measure offered California an opportunity to emerge at the forefront of a global trend, however, lawmakers have rejected a bill seeking to ban plastic shopping bags.

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Algae Blankets China Beaches

Algae Blankets China Beaches

The algae bloom, or green tide, covered more than 170 square miles (440 square kilometers) of coasts south of Qingdao.

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Health testing way down at California beaches

Health testing way down at California beaches

Health testing of California’s beaches has slumped to its lowest level since ocean monitoring became law more than a decade ago.

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In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

Danish photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Bjerg Møller recently spent nine months in Bangladesh, chronicling the lives of people struggling to survive just a few feet above sea level.

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Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

The Canadian government is in process of adding bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in thousands of everyday plastics, to its register of toxic substances.

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Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

150 million people could be affected as ocean levels increases by 30cm to 70cm by the end of this century.

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Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Coastal residents fear their idyllic seaside town may never be restored to its former glory after the besieged coastline just copped further battering.

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