Coastal Care

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

Category: Shoreline Armoring

A Sand Trap in the Gulf; By Robert Young, in The New York Times

A Sand Trap in the Gulf; By Robert Young, in The New York Times

Of the many cleanup solutions being pursued in the Gulf of Mexico, few are as ambitious as Louisiana’s berm project.

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Use of Hardened Beach Structures to Slow Erosion

Use of Hardened Beach Structures to Slow Erosion

While the use of hardened beach structures are debated, there is little debate over what they do beaches over time.

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North Carolina’s Legislation on Hardened Structures Reconsidered

North Carolina’s Legislation on Hardened Structures Reconsidered

North Carolina law has prohibited hardened structures on its beaches and inlets for more than two decades.

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Use of Sand Bags on Beaches

Use of Sand Bags on Beaches

Sand bags are used to stabilize buildings that are threatened by the ocean.

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The Negative Impacts Of Groins

The Negative Impacts Of Groins

The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.

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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

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