Posts with the category ‘Marine Hope Spots’


Time to Celebrate the Sea Otter

Sick of 2020 yet? We have just the thing to cheer you up: Sea Otter Week! Did you know the sea otter is the smallest marine mammal in North America?… Read More…


Once-Through Cooling Power Plants: We Must Demand More for California’s Coast

Photo credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times California’s coast is nothing short of iconic. It’s home to one of the most diverse coastal and ocean ecosystems in the… Read More…


It is Time We Protect Our Marine ‘Hope Spots’

Underwater parks, also called Marine Protected Areas, boost the numbers, size, and diversity of plants and animals living within their protected boundaries. They help safeguard critical ocean habitats and help… Read More…


2019 In Review: Targeted Steps for Big Change

Photo: Shannon Switzer It can be tempting to focus only on the big picture. Eliminating single-use plastic. Sequestering carbon. Preventing sea level rise. But at California Coastkeeper Alliance, we know… Read More…


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…


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…


CCKA Releases Ocean Climate Resiliency Action Plan

On California’s coast, the sea level is projected to rise by more than a foot over the next 40 years. Ocean acidification and hypoxia have enormous impacts on the health… 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…


Senator Wiener Announces the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, to Improve and Protect the Health of California’s Ocean Ecosystems and Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Victor Ruiz-Cornejo, , 415.604.6817  Sacramento–  Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced Senate Bill 69, the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, which aims to improve and… Read More…


Ocean Advocates Convene at the Capitol

Last week, CCKA teamed up with environmental and labor groups from throughout the state to rally support in Sacramento for critical oceans and coastal reforms. For more than a decade,… Read More…


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