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Clean Oceans

By on Aug 2, 2015 in Commentary | 0 comments

Clean oceans are a nice thing and something to strive for, but we need to keep in mind that not all we see in the sea was caused by us. Case in point was the oil slick floating on the seas just off the Goleta, California coast. That was the work of nature, it was natural seepage coming up from the ocean floor and there are processes at work beyond our current understanding. That being said, it is still important to be good stewards of our environment, but not to panic over everything. Some things are just beyond our control.

Our Precious Seas

By on Jul 23, 2015 in Commentary | 0 comments

We’ve always been at the edge of the sea, close to home so to speak. Our history comes from there and will probably return there, so, in the meantime, we need to be good stewards of our precious seas.

California health officials warn against toxic seafood

By on Jul 8, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Member-supported public radio for Southern California. Award-winning local news and cultural programming alongside the best of NPR. Source: California health officials warn against certain seafood due to harmful toxins | 89.3 KPCC

California oil spill: coast guard defends response

By on May 30, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Environmentalists and senators have called the effort unsatisfactory, but officials cite a major challenge: ‘You can’t simply go to Home Depot and get buckets’ Source: California oil spill: coast guard defends ‘day zero’ cleanup amid criticism | US news | The Guardian

Earthquake fault heightens California tsunami threat

By on Apr 20, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Earthquake fault heightens California tsunami threat, experts say – LA Times.