Coastal Care

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

Category: Sea Level Rise

New Light on Polynesian Migration

New Light on Polynesian Migration

The migratory story of the Polynesians may be more ancient and complicated than previously thought and may have had to do with sea level rises occurring at the time, and the formation of an archipelago.

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Pacific Northwest warned of climate change dangers

Pacific Northwest warned of climate change dangers

Washington state and the province of British Columbia launched a joint effort on Wednesday to warn residents of North America’s Pacific Northwest about the danger that climate change poses to coastal communities.

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Surf’s Up: New Research Monitor Ocean Wave Behavior and Shore Impacts

Surf’s Up: New Research Monitor Ocean Wave Behavior and Shore Impacts

Engineers have created a new type of “stereo vision” to use in studying ocean waves as they pound against the shore, providing a better way to understand and monitor this violent, ever-changing environment.

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Research Pending into Old Bar beach Erosion, Australia

Research Pending into Old Bar beach Erosion, Australia

A feasibility study into an offshore reef to address coastal erosion at Old Bar, east of Taree, is due to start in March.

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Climate change Litigation, A New Frontier ?

Climate change Litigation, A New Frontier ?

Today’s lawsuits may spur thinking about future liability risks among major emitters, creating awareness and thus also may have an impact on the actions of governments and corporations.

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The Human Face of Climate Change, by Michael P. Nash

The Human Face of Climate Change, by Michael P. Nash

The film, an 89-minute documentary on the repercussions of climate change on human migration, delves into the unique challenges presented when people are forced onto foreign shores.

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Coastal Erosion In The Seychelles

Coastal Erosion In The Seychelles

Climate change and sea level rise are shaping the Seychelles Islands in spectacular ways. Rocks along the coast have been worn away, leaving dramatic formations and sand patterns, and more importantly, leaving the coastline unprotected from storm surges and flash flood.

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Rising Waters Threatened The Coast of North Carolina

Rising Waters Threatened The Coast of North Carolina

Climate change is carving its name into the state’s retreating shorelines. Planners are taking official notice as they prepare for a wetter world.

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A Retreat In The Face Of a Rising Sea, California

A Retreat In The Face Of a Rising Sea, California

Higher ocean levels force California officials to move facilities inland – a managed retreat – an action that is expected to recur along the coast as the ocean rises over the next century, and as coastal communities have to come to grips with worsening coastal erosion.

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Beach of the Month

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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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