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

Caofeidian, The Chinese Eco-City That Became a Ghost Town – In Pictures

Caofeidian, The Chinese Eco-City That Became a Ghost Town – In Pictures

“As precious as gold … That was how then-president Hu Jintao described Caofeidian during his visit in 2006. It was pledged to be ‘the world’s first fully realised eco-city’ – yet 10 years and almost $100bn later, only a few thousand inhabitants have moved to this land reclaimed from the sea …”

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Sean Connery Joins Bahamas Campaign To Stop Developing Mansion

Sean Connery Joins Bahamas Campaign To Stop Developing Mansion

Activists claim fashion mogul proposed coastal development risks environmental damage to Bahamas’ beaches.

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New Jersey’s Proposed Coastal Development Rules Miss The Mark, Critics Charge

New Jersey’s Proposed Coastal Development Rules Miss The Mark, Critics Charge

Environmentalists say New Jersey’s proposed new rules for coastal development would place more people and property at risk from future storms like Superstorm Sandy.

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Coastal Barrier Resources System: Testimony of Robert S. Young, PhD

Coastal Barrier Resources System: Testimony of Robert S. Young, PhD

The Us Congress will hold a hearing tomorrow, April 8th, on 9 separate bills that would remove properties and lands from the Coastal Barrier Resources System, and Robert S. Young, PhD, PG, will be presenting his Testimony on the issue.

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Protect and Restore Goleta Beach, California

Protect and Restore Goleta Beach, California

Goleta Beach is one of Santa Barbara County’s most popular parks. But imagine going to Goleta Beach Park and finding no beach. Seawalls cause sandy beaches to disappear forever. The unpermitted seawall at the west end of Goleta Beach is no exception; it must be removed to preserve Goleta Beach…

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Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Lifestyle

Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Lifestyle

Facing the reality of rising seas: Western Carolina University’s Robert Young talks about the way buildings impact coastal erosion.

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Villagers Thwart Development Plan At Vulnerable Beach Habitat in Turkey

Villagers Thwart Development Plan At Vulnerable Beach Habitat in Turkey

The Çıralı beach zone is a 18,297 m² site along the coast of Antalya Province, Turkey. Çıralı is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, helping draw tourists and foreign residents to the area…

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Environmentalists Alarmed at Tourism Plans for Small Islands

Environmentalists Alarmed at Tourism Plans for Small Islands

The Venezuelan government’s plans to develop tourism infrastructure on virtually uninhabited highly biodiverse small islands in the southern Caribbean have triggered warnings from environmentalists.

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Ala Wai Canal: Hawaii’s Biggest Mistake?

Ala Wai Canal: Hawaii’s Biggest Mistake?

A mistake made nearly 100 years ago is putting the economic heart of Hawaii in jeopardy.

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