Coastal Care

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

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The best beaches on Cape Cod

The best beaches on Cape Cod

From open ocean expanses to quiet tidal beaches—all along the Massachusetts’coast.

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New volcanic eruption in Hawaii spews more lava into the ocean

New volcanic eruption in Hawaii spews more lava into the ocean

Kilauea, the volcano in Hawaii that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening with eruptive lava activity at multiple fissures, with one flow entering the ocean forming a haze known as “laze” that contained microscopic shards of glass that is dangerous to breathe.

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Hands Across the Sand, May 19th, 2018: “Say NO to dirty fuels and YES to clean energy”

Hands Across the Sand, May 19th, 2018: “Say NO to dirty fuels and YES to clean energy”

Activists around the globe, are invited to organize hundreds of events and Join Hands creating a powerful image to send to our elected officials.

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The Baltic Sea as a time machine

The Baltic Sea as a time machine

Warming, acidification, eutrophication, and the loss of oxygen are examples of major changes being observed or expected for the future in coastal zones around the world. These processes are occurring in the Baltic Sea at a much faster pace than in other regions.

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Alligators on the beach? Killer whales in rivers? Get used to it

Alligators on the beach? Killer whales in rivers? Get used to it

Sightings of alligators and other large predators in places where conventional wisdom says they ‘shouldn’t be’ have increased in recent years. These sightings signify the return of highly adaptable predators to prime hunting grounds they occupied long ago — a trend that opens new opportunities for future conservation.

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Devil’s Punchbowl is beautiful, but dangerous

Devil’s Punchbowl is beautiful, but dangerous

The Oregon coast is famous for its dramatic seaside cliffs and headlands. One of the must-see spots along this photogenic shoreline is the Devil’s Punchbowl. Luring hikers into a beautiful open-sky cavern during low tide, the site fills with roiling sea water at high tide.

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Madeira, the island of eternal springtime, and Porto Moniz lava pools

Madeira, the island of eternal springtime, and Porto Moniz lava pools

The lava pools on the remote, northwestern tip of Madeira Island, are one of the most beautiful place to take a tip in the ocean, anywhere. Surging out of the Atlantic more than 500 Km west of Morocco, Madeira is the craggy tip of a giant volcano.

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Mapping Beach Changes After Devastating Montecito Debris Flows

Mapping Beach Changes After Devastating Montecito Debris Flows

During the week of March 26, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey carried out four days of mapping selected beaches and the adjacent seafloor in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Results will be compared to surveys from last fall to highlight changes due to winter waves, and to sediment inputs from area streams.

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Does new law restrict public access to Florida’s beaches?

Does new law restrict public access to Florida’s beaches?

A bill that Gov. Rick Scott signed into law last month has sent shock waves through Florida’s waterfront communities and prompted questions. The new law, which goes into effect July 1, has left some people afraid it will immediately cut off public access to beaches all over the state.

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