Coastal Care

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

Category: Poor Coastal Development

50 Houses on Kiawah Sand

50 Houses on Kiawah Sand

A documentary about proposed development at south end of Kiawah Island, produced by Mary Edna Fraser and Celie Dailey. Includes interviews with Dr. Orrin Pilkey, Professor of Earth Scieces at Duke University, and Nancy Vinson, Coastal Conservation League’s Program Director for Air and Water Quality.

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The Last house of Sinking Chesapeake Bay Island

The Last house of Sinking Chesapeake Bay Island

The story was strange enough to be a child’s fable: In an isolated section of the Chesapeake Bay, there was a two-story Victorian house that seemed to emerge directly from the water. And, scurrying around it, there was a retiree, trying to keep the house from falling in.

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From the East and West Coasts, a Game Plan on Sea Level Rise

From the East and West Coasts, a Game Plan on Sea Level Rise

New York State and California are creating blueprints for how governments should plan, and pay for, a wholesale retreat from the shoreline in anticipation of a possible rise in sea level of three or four feet or more by 2100.

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Potentially devastating impacts of major coastal developments, Australia

Potentially devastating impacts of major coastal developments, Australia

100 major coastal developments were proposed for the Queensland coast, with potentially devastating impacts.

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Battling Flood issues, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Battling Flood issues, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

The coastal city of Port of Spain, was built on mud flats and reclaimed lands from the sea. At high tide, with virtually a drizzle, the city is prone to major flooding.

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Shipwrecks and Vanishing Coastlines: a Nigerian Predicament

Shipwrecks and Vanishing Coastlines: a Nigerian Predicament

The ocean is advancing menacingly towards populated areas, surge that caused severe erosion, which occurred as a result of shipwrecks and uncontrolled development of the coastlines, involving poorly done sand filling.

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Exploring links between Ocean Warming, Stronger Hurricanes and low-lying coastal zones

Exploring links between Ocean Warming, Stronger Hurricanes and low-lying coastal zones

In an interview with Yale Environment, MIT meteorologist discusses current thinking on how higher sea surface temperatures are likely to lead to stronger hurricanes, thus believing subsidies and bailouts encouraging people to live in vulnerable, low-lying coastal zones are folly.

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Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Coastal residents fear their idyllic seaside town may never be restored to its former glory after the besieged coastline just copped further battering.

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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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