Coastal Care

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

Category: Pollution

How do sewage spills and failures pollute coastal watersheds?

How do sewage spills and failures pollute coastal watersheds?

Despite all the benefits that clean water and healthy beaches provide coastal communities across the county, coastal water quality continues to be threatened by discharges of stormwater and sewage.

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Over 47 tons of plastic found at US marine reserve – and an entangled seal

Over 47 tons of plastic found at US marine reserve – and an entangled seal

In a span of just over three weeks, more than 47 tons of plastic waste were removed from America’s largest protected marine reserve, sometimes directly off animals, a stark reminder of the scourge of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

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Thousands of barrels of suspected toxic DDT found dumped in California ocean

Thousands of barrels of suspected toxic DDT found dumped in California ocean

Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels possibly containing DDT dumped off the southern California coast near Catalina Island, where a massive underwater toxic waste site dating back to the second world war has long been suspected.

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If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater

If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater

Earlier this month, the Japanese government announced plans to discharge 1m tonnes of radioactive wastewater accruing since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011 into the Pacific Ocean.

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Biden vows to slash US emissions by half to meet ‘existential crisis of our time’

Biden vows to slash US emissions by half to meet ‘existential crisis of our time’

Joe Biden has called upon the world to confront the climate crisis and “overcome the existential crisis of our time”, as he unveiled an ambitious new pledge to slash US planet-heating emissions in half by the end of the decade.

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Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

Crews are continuing a cleanup operation from an oil spill that affected a significant stretch of coastline in Delaware and Maryland.

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Norway’s Supreme Court Hears Rights Challenge to Arctic Oil Drilling

Norway’s Supreme Court Hears Rights Challenge to Arctic Oil Drilling

The Norwegian Constitution declares that all citizens have the right to a healthy environment. But Norway’s economy is built around an oil and gas industry that accounts for more than half of national exports.

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How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

Not far from Santa Catalina Island, in an ocean shared by divers and fishermen, kelp forests and whales, David Valentine decoded unusual signals underwater that gave him chills.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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