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‘It’s working’: Boom system set up in Tijuana stops piles of trash from flowing into California

Wed, 3 February 2021, 6:17 pm
It’s been raining in the Tijuana-San Diego region since Friday and as it always happens, much of the runoff flows from south of the border through canyons into the U.S. bringing with it tons of trash, debris and plastics. Only this time, not as much is…
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Recent rain brings with it a lot of runoff and trash from South of the border

Mon, 1 February 2021, 7:14 pm
The Tijuana River valley looks like a river of trash, filled with plastic when it rains. This is a decades-old problem, but WILDCOAST is doing something about it. Read More
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Boom system installed south of the border to prevent trash from flowing into U.S.

Mon, 25 January 2021, 5:50 pm
Rain is forecast in the San Diego-Tijuana region for the next few days, and that means tons of trash and other debris is also expected to flow into the U.S. from south of the border. But this time it might be different. Read More
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Researchers exploring how San Diego County wetlands can be part of climate-saving strategies

Mon, 25 January 2021, 5:47 pm
Buried in San Diego County’s lagoons are centuries worth of carbon, cached in muddy stockpiles that scientists say could help combat climate change. Recently, scientists with the conservation organization Wildcoast and Scripps Institution of Oceanography started studying how much carbon coastal wetlands can capture, and how…
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Famosa Slough Part of Marshland Study

Mon, 25 January 2021, 5:46 pm
Famosa Slough in Point Loma is part of a research study in how efficient salt marsh terrains are at storing carbon. Wetlands have the potential of being both a hedge against global warming and a buffer against rising sea levels. The conservation group, Wildcoast, has…
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Raw sewage flowing into the Tijuana River brings toxic sludge to California

Mon, 25 January 2021, 5:44 pm
The term "crisis on the border" typically refers to immigration issues or drugs being smuggled into the country. But it has one more meaning, as we discovered, when we went to the border in early February: tens of millions of gallons of raw sewage that…
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WILDCOAST Awarded Prestigious 2019 Keeling Curve Prize for Addressing Climate Change

Wed, 3 July 2019, 7:39 pm
Imperial Beach, CA: WILDCOAST, an international team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife, was awarded the 2019 Keeling Curve Prize for its efforts to protect coastal forests - mangroves, and other coastal and marine ecosystems that help fight global warming by removing carbon…
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WILDCOAST’s Explore My MPAs Project Featured on Fox 5 News

Thu, 13 June 2019, 9:07 pm
Check out how WILDCOAST's Explore My Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) project connects San Diego County students with our coast and ocean in this segment from Fox 5 News! See the clip here!
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Blue Carbon: Leading the Change Against Climate Change

Tue, 25 September 2018, 7:41 pm
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Dempsey Holder Surf Contest Press Release

Tue, 25 September 2018, 6:10 pm
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Serge Dedina WILDCOAST 619.606.0537 serge@wilddcoast.net For Immediate Release Great Waves and Surfing at the 15th Annual Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival and Surf Contest   Imperial Beach, CA. In celebration of the protection of our coast and ocean, WILDCOAST held its 15th Annual…
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