Posts with the category ‘Sea Level Rise’


Clean Water Accomplishments

California Coastkeeper Alliance was founded in 1999 with the belief that a healthy ocean and coast and clean water is vital to California’s economy, public health and way of life. We’ve accomplished a lot since then. Check out our infographic below to learn more or get all of the details. About the Illustrator Artist April Seymore is an improvisor, science communicator, teacher and sustainability catalyst. She… Read More…


King Tides Illustrate Shoreline Vulnerability

Some of the year’s highest tides, known as ‘king tides,’ will hit the California shoreline next week, providing a glimpse of what the state can expect as sea levels rise in the coming years. This winter, the largest tides will take place on December 13 and 14, 2016, and again January 10-12, 2017. The California King Tides Project is working with local volunteers to photograph… Read More…


Work for Your Water This Weekend

Water works for you every day. This weekend, it’s your turn to return the favor.  On Saturday, thousands of Californians will show their local beaches some love on Coastal Cleanup Day. And on Sunday, they’ll test their water’s health for World Water Monitoring Challenge. World Water Monitoring Challenge is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources…. Read More…


Humboldt Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment of Contaminated Sites

How we will prepare for rising sea levels is just beginning to take shape here in the Humboldt Bay region. Humboldt Baykeeper assessed sea level rise vulnerability for contaminated sites near Humboldt Bay. More than 300 contaminated sites are within 10 meters of current sea level, including more than 40 that are below 2 meters – the amount sea level is projected to rise by… Read More…


San Diego Coastkeeper Releases Time-Lapse Video Showing How Wetlands Naturally Buffer King Tides

King tides, some of the highest tides of the year, hit San Diego this week, and the area’s wetlands will soak those rising tides like a sponge. Today, San Diego Coastkeeper released time-lapse footage of December’s king tide turning the Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh from a muddy field into a flowing wetlands. The goal, says Coastkeeper, is to showcase how San Diego’s undeveloped coastal areas… Read More…


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