Coastal Care

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

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Oil spills on the worlds beaches and in the worlds oceans

Oil spills on the worlds beaches and in the worlds oceans

Beaches and river shorelines all over the world are at risk from oil spills.

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Benin: Erosion-inducing coastal sand mining to be outlawed

Benin: Erosion-inducing coastal sand mining to be outlawed

Faced with rising sea levels and coastal erosion caused in part by coastal sand mining, carting away of free beach sand for commercial uses, the national government has begun a campaign to save its coastal sand by digging up sand inland, instead. But communities near these newly-created sand collection spots are fighting back.

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European Bad Beach Management

European Bad Beach Management

A slide show of European Bad Beach Management by Andrew Cooper.

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Mitch Yost

Mitch Yost

In this video, Mitch Yost participates in a long forgotten PSA to help cross border water pollution in Imperial Beach, CA.

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Mining Of Coastal Sand: A Critical Environmental And Economic Problem For Morocco

Mining Of Coastal Sand: A Critical Environmental And Economic Problem For Morocco

In Morocco, the extraction of beach and dune sand for use in the construction industry is destroying significant portions of the nation’s natural heritage.

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California panel urges immediate action to protect from rising sea levels

California panel urges immediate action to protect from rising sea levels

As California officials see it, global warming is happening so there’s no time to waste in figuring out what to do.

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Slideshow: The Global Impacts Of Beach Sand Mining

Slideshow: The Global Impacts Of Beach Sand Mining

Beach sand: so common, so complex, so perfect for sand castles and now a precious and vanishing resource.

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Rebuilding Communities in Flood Prone Coastal Zones

Rebuilding Communities in Flood Prone Coastal Zones

Hurricane Katrina destroyed communities in Louisiana. Ike leveled the Port Bolivar peninsula and parts of Galveston.

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Cambodia Under Sandmen’s Spell

Cambodia Under Sandmen’s Spell

Singapore is struggling to find the sand it needs for its gigantic land reclamation and construction projects.

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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

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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