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Reaching a Tipping Point: Can California Restore its Kelp Forests?

Photo: Florian Graner Kelp forests are an iconic part of California’s coastline. Lush canopies float along nearshore waters up and down the state, hinting at the diversity of marine life… Read More…


Ocean Desalination Should Be a Last Resort for CA’s Water Supply

Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times Written by Caroline Seche, CCKA Semester in Practice Extern from Vermont Law School During California’s recent drought, communities turned to desalinated ocean water… Read More…


CCKA Releases Ocean Climate Resiliency Action Plan

Climate change threatens 85% of Californians and the state’s $45 billion ocean economy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Natalie Caulk, , 916-693-1002 November 13, 2019 (Sacramento, CA) – How can we… Read More…


California Coastal Cleanup Day is September 21!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 is Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest volunteer event to protect and preserve our environment. Volunteers from all over the world will do their part to… Read More…


Toast to Clean Water with Orange County Coastkeeper

On September 12, Orange County Coastkeeper will raise a glass to 20 years of water protection at their annual fundraiser, “Toast the Coast”. From side-splitting comedy to piano serenades, it’s a night… Read More…


Trump’s Greedy Grab for the California Coast

Written by Sarah Salvini, CCKA Legal Intern from UC Irvine Law School When you think of California you imagine our beautiful beaches, a thriving coastal economy, and diverse ecosystems. We… Read More…


Protecting California’s Ocean Hope Spots

In 1999, the California Legislature passed the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), landmark legislation aimed to safeguard the health of California’s marine life through establishing a network of marine protected… Read More…


Celebrating Clean Water with Local Artists this July

This July is a special one for California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA), as it marks our 20th year defending clean water and healthy coastlines for California. To celebrate, CCKA has partnered… Read More…


Give Back to Your Local Waterkeeper

Photo by Daniel Mansson Your local Waterkeepers work year-round to fight for swimmable, fishable, drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems. If you would like to use your year-end giving… Read More…


California Leads on Ocean Climate Action

This September, California hosted the Global Climate Action Summit, where government, business, science, and NGO leaders from across the world came together to deepen past commitments. The oceans, which absorb… Read More…


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