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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Copenhagen Accord Loopholes and Risks to the “Rainforests of the Sea”

Copenhagen Accord Loopholes and Risks to the “Rainforests of the Sea”

A global temperature increase of up to 4.2 ยบ C and the end of coral reefs, the “Rainforests of the Sea,” could become reality by 2100 if national targets are not revised in the Copenhagen Accord.

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Coral Off Puerto Rico’s Coast Studied for Gulf Oil Spill’s Impact

Coral Off Puerto Rico’s Coast Studied for Gulf Oil Spill’s Impact

Coral living off the coast of Puerto Rico may provide researchers valuable information about the potential impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

The oil slick from two ships colliding on August 7th off Mumbai coast, was found to have destroyed more than 300 hectares of mangroves and lapped the Elephanta coast.

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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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Mangroves worldwide: a global loss of tidal forests

Mangroves worldwide: a global loss of tidal forests

Mangroves Report Reveals, threats and opportunities to global economy and the Planet.

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Lessons in Brazil’s oil spill after a decade

Lessons in Brazil’s oil spill after a decade

Ten years later, the once-green mangrove bay area only has thick black mud and no life left in the soil.

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Mangroves under threat, Solomon Islands

Mangroves under threat, Solomon Islands

Conservation of mangroves and associated coastal ecosystems has been identified as a key natural adaptation strategy and mitigation measure to the effects of climate change.

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Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

The first ever assessment of mangrove species by the IUCN Red List found 11 out of 70 mangrove species threatened with extinction.

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