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

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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Jamaica’s Beaches in peril

Jamaica’s Beaches in peril

Several beaches on the western end of Jamaica could be totally wiped out in the next 5 to 10 years if local authorities and residents do not act now.

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The battle for the beaches of Cancun

The battle for the beaches of Cancun

The science of why the beaches have eroded is not nearly as complex as the politics attached to their recovery.

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A 500 million euros Plan to strengthen levees in France

A 500 million euros Plan to strengthen levees in France

Four and a half months after the disaster caused by storm Xynthia, the french “Plan Digues” is presented.

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THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS:Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate

THESEUS is the largest Integrated Project funded by the European Commission (6,530,000 €) and consists of 31 partner institutes. The project will develop during the next four years a systematic approach to deliver both a low-risk coast for human use and healthy coastal habitats for evolving coastal zones subjected to multiple factors.

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La Faute-sur-Mer and l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer beaches, Vendée, France; By Claire Le Guern

The main attractions of the coastal towns besides the beaches are the Nature Reserve, and the off shore mussel farms. Not anymore.

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Chile Was Prepared for the Quake but Not the Tsunami

Chile Was Prepared for the Quake but Not the Tsunami

Jane Lubchenco says that precisely because the communities were so close to the epicenter, tsunami waves arrived “almost instantaneously.”

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European Bad Beach Management

European Bad Beach Management

A slide show of European Bad Beach Management by Andrew Cooper.

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Rebuilding Communities in Flood Prone Coastal Zones

Rebuilding Communities in Flood Prone Coastal Zones

Hurricane Katrina destroyed communities in Louisiana. Ike leveled the Port Bolivar peninsula and parts of Galveston.

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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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