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…


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 in the News: Los Angeles Times

“The regional board gave Poseidon everything they asked for,” said Sean Bothwell, executive director of California Coastkeeper Alliance, one of several environmental groups that have long fought the project. “If… Read More…


CCKA in the News: OC Weekly

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“The sea level on California’s coast is projected to rise by more than a foot over the next 40 years, while ocean acidification and hypoxia have enormous impacts on the… Read More…


CCKA in the News: Capitol Weekly

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“The Ocean Resiliency Act is the product of a fruitful collaboration between the fishing industry and the conservation community. It is sponsored by our two organizations, the Pacific Coast Federation… Read More…


CCKA in the News: Bloomberg Environment

“If California is serious about making desalination part of its water strategy, it has to untangle a review process that includes the local water board, State Lands Commission, California Coastal… 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…


Worried About Microplastics? Stormwater Is A Solution

New research shows stormwater is the primary source of microplastics in coastal waters – here’s how to prevent it. Every year, seven trillion tiny pieces of plastic – equivalent to… Read More…


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