The People

A tribute in photos to the people who love the beach.

Coastal Experts

A collection of photographs from marine geologists Andrew S. Cooper, Joe Kelley, Ray Midgett, Conrad Neumann and Orrin H. Pilkey.

Sand Mining

These images depict the beach sand mining operation in and surrounding Larache, Morocco.

Plastic Pollution

The world population is living, working, vacationing, increasingly conglomerating along the coasts, and standing on the front row of the greatest, most unprecedented, plastic waste tide ever faced.

Shoreline Armoring

Sea walls and constructed rock shorelines are not beautiful vacation destinations and can eventually destroy the natural beach.