Coastal Care

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Category: Pollution

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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Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

The oil slick from two ships colliding on August 7th off Mumbai coast, was found to have destroyed more than 300 hectares of mangroves and lapped the Elephanta coast.

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All the Way to the Ocean

All the Way to the Ocean

A book teaching kids and parents that sewage pollution runs “All the Way to the Ocean.”

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9 Surprising Diseases You Can Catch at the Beach

9 Surprising Diseases You Can Catch at the Beach

While oiled beaches are making the most headlines this summer, there are numerous other contamination that can be found at the beach.

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Where Has All the Plastic Gone?

Where Has All the Plastic Gone?

Plastic marine pollution is a significant environmental concern, and oceanographers have quantified trends in one of these “plastic soups” for the first time. They’ve come to surprising conclusion, raising concerns that marine animals could be poisoned by toxic chemicals carried by the plastic.

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New plastic garbage patch discovered in Indian Ocean

New plastic garbage patch discovered in Indian Ocean

This Indian Ocean garbage patch discovery means there are now three confirmed ocean zones of plastic pollution.

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BP Oil spill: officially the worst disaster off a U.S. coast

BP Oil spill: officially the worst disaster off a U.S. coast

As BP prepares to seal the well for good, officials say it spewed more than 200 million gallons, by far the worst such disaster off a U.S. coast.

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E.P.A : It Was Wise to Use Oil Dispersant

E.P.A : It Was Wise to Use Oil Dispersant

Many scientists expressed grave concerns about the unprecedented aerial spraying of chemical dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico region.

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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

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