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

France’s continued fight against toxic algae

France’s continued fight against toxic algae

The green algae are back on the front of the stage. Beyond their potential danger it is, this time, the costs of collection and treatment that are implicated.

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Coastal Devastation We Don’t Hear About

Coastal Devastation We Don’t Hear About

Perhaps no place on earth has been as battered by oil spills as the Niger Delta, which has endured the equivalent of the Exxon Valdez spill every year for 50 years by some estimates.

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Corporations Won’t Self-Regulate

Corporations Won’t Self-Regulate

The question haunting everyone is: how was this allowed to happen?

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Plastiki: Restocking in Samoa

Plastiki: Restocking in Samoa

The Plastiki expedition’s goal is to spread the word about the rapid growth of non-recyclable plastics across the planet, and how pervasive the problem of plastic waste has become.

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In the belly of the whale

In the belly of the whale

A snapshot of the trash that’s ending up in our oceans.

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Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

An engineering professor has figured out why oil remains trapped along miles of gravel beaches more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster in Prince William Sound.

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Take punitive action against BP now

Take punitive action against BP now

It’s interesting how many people have swallowed the BP public relations’ bait to call the explosion from Deepwater Horizon oil rig the Gulf oil spill. We need to call it what it is: the BP oil spill.

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Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

Microbial Answer to Plastic Pollution?

Fragments of plastic in the ocean are not just unsightly but potentially lethal to marine life. Coastal microbes may offer a smart solution to clean up plastic contamination.

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Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

The world population is living, working, vacationing, increasingly conglomerating along the coasts, and standing on the front row of the greatest, most unprecedented, plastic waste tide ever faced. Washed out on our coasts in obvious and clearly visible form, the plastic pollution spectacle blatantly unveiling on our beaches is only the prelude of the greater story that unfolded further away in the world’s oceans, yet mostly originating from where we stand: the land.

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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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