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

7 Ways to Kick the Plastic Habits

7 Ways to Kick the Plastic Habits

One real culprit of our oil addiction is plastic, and most of it ends up on our coasts, beaches and oceans.

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Ending the Oceans’ ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Ending the Oceans’ ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Leading international marine scientists are proposing radical changes in the governance of the world’s oceans to rescue them from overfishing, pollution and other human impacts.

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Expanding Hypoxic Areas in Coastal Waters

Expanding Hypoxic Areas in Coastal Waters

Unnatural levels of hypoxia, which occur mostly in the summer, are primarily the result of human activities that deliver nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous into waterways.

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Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 2010

Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 2010

Sign up for the 25th Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day: September 25th, 2010. Be part of the solution to marine and coastal pollution!

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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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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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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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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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