The autosampler is slowly, but surely, progressing. After securing the necessary money, and finding and purchasing parts, I have taken the first few steps towards completing the autosampler. To remind...
Part two of four in our Annual Report blog series highlighting everything Coastkeeper in the year of 2012.
Restorable - Coastkeeper Helps Clean San Diego BayCoastkeeper, along with Environmental Health Coalition,...
Part one of four in our Annual Report blog series highlighting everything Coastkeeper in the year of 2012.
Fishable. Swimmable. Drinkable. _______able.
How do you fill in the blank? Kayakable. Protectable. Enjoyable....
Before starting at Coastkeeper, I spent a few years as a teacher. From 3rd-12th grade, teaching science is frequently an uphill battle. Sadly, the majority of students in middle and...
San Diego Coastkeeper's efforts have helped to reduce the number of sewage spills by 90% since 2001.
San Diego Coastkeeper and the San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation conduct twice-monthly beach cleanups. We have completed more than 60.
75% of California’s ocean-related jobs, and 54% of revenue, come from tourism and recreation.
The urban runoff discharge from one square mile of roads and parking lots can yield approximately 20,000 gallons of residual oil per year.
More than 160,000 children have received the Project SWELL curricula since it rolled out in 2004.
Kelp forests play home to more than 700 species of marine creatures.
Many factors including pollution, climate change, and over-fishing contribute to kelp forest decline, and their collective impact is far greater than any individual stressor.
Although there have been periods of drastic decline in Southern California’s kelp forests, research has shown that they have a remarkable ability to recover when stressors are reduced.
Research has shown that grazing by inflated sea urchins populations damaged kelp forests and slowed recovery in the '50s-70’s at Point Loma. Lobster and sheephead are important predators, keeping urchins populations in check.