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

South West Marine Debris Cleanup

South West Marine Debris Cleanup

The South West Marine Debris Cleanup is an annual trip orchestrated by Environmental Scientist Matt Dell to the remote wilderness of Tasmania, where tonnes of rubbish can be found on the beaches of this pristine and isolated environment.This is his story. A video by Johnny Abegg.

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Being Part Of The Solution: Marine Debris Tracker

Being Part Of The Solution: Marine Debris Tracker

A new app lets anyone with an iPhone or Smartphone to report trash on beaches and waterways, and help scientists too. Indeed, with plastic bags, cans, abandoned or lost fishing gear and other marine debris washing up on our shores each year, the app could help combat the global marine debris problem, according to NOAA.

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C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

A financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world’s major cities better adapt to climate change, has been reached a the fourth C40 summit, in Sao Paulo.

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EPA Begins Monitoring Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters

EPA Begins Monitoring Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters

With the beginning of the beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is undertaking a beach and harbor protection program to safeguard beaches and bays in New Jersey and New York and protect the health of the people who enjoy them.

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China to step up fight against plastic addiction

China to step up fight against plastic addiction

Around three billion plastic bags were being used daily in China before the 2008 ban. Since then, according to the NDRC, people have used at least 24 billion fewer plastic bags every year, and 100 billion plastic shopping bags may have been kept out of landfills as a result of the law.

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Beaches In Britain Beat 2010’s Bathing Quality Standards

Beaches In Britain Beat 2010’s Bathing Quality Standards

More beaches given the top rating this year, but slightly more failed to meet basic water standards

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The Peril of Plastic

The Peril of Plastic

Many scientists believe marine plastic pollution is one of the major issues, along with climate change, facing the planet.

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Plastic Pollution in Namibia

Plastic Pollution in Namibia

The beaches are beautiful, but a walk along the shoreline and a quick beach cleanup showed that like coastal areas all over the world, Namibia has a problem with plastic trash accumulating on its otherwise relatively pristine beaches.

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Haiti’s Coastline Clean-Up

Haiti’s Coastline Clean-Up

Every September, from Maine to Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of people in more than 75 countries remove millions of pounds of trash from waterways and beaches all over the world during Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup (ICC); inspired by its success, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, has launched a range of activities across three regions of the country.

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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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