Community works to protect San Diego coastal ecosystem

Fri, 19 January 2024, 10:19 am
For the people working to clean up Agua Hedionda Lagoon, the area is more than just a beautiful body of water. Carlos Callado said it's a protection against climate change. He's part of the conservation group Wildcoast, which organized the work day as part of…
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Toxic Tide: The sewage crisis at the border

Fri, 19 January 2024, 10:18 am
Imperial Beach in San Diego County is one of the most polluted beaches in the United States. The water is polluted. The air is polluted. And local leaders think no one with the power to help cares. “Our local beach here behind me has been…
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Opinion: Marine Protected Areas allow underwater ecosystems to thrive by leaving them alone

Fri, 19 January 2024, 10:15 am
Growing up in sun-kissed San Diego, I spent most of my weekends in La Jolla, desperate to be in the water. Whether I was surfing around Scripps Pier or kayaking the Cove, I couldn’t but help notice the abundance of marine life around me. .…
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Opinion: This untouched piece of coast in Baja California embodies the importance of conservation

Fri, 19 January 2024, 10:13 am
There may be no other place that embodies the wild Pacific coastal landscapes of the Baja California peninsula than Valle de los Cirios, a globally unique and fragile coastal and desert protected area located about 270 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border. With some luck…
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Volunteers rally to protect San Diego coastal ecosystem

Fri, 19 January 2024, 10:09 am
A small group of volunteers were perched on the sandy bluff above Carlsbad’s Agua Hedionda lagoon on Thursday, hoping to restore a slope filled with native plants. Read more here.
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Wed, 25 May 2022, 10:03 pm
TIJUANA, Baja California — We wanted to come to the source of the pollution that affects people on both sides of the border. A channel filled with sewage and trash is about a third of a mile south of the border from San Diego and…
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Sat, 14 May 2022, 12:10 am
NBC News reporter Gadi Schwartz joined WILDCOAST’s Mexico Director Monica Franco in the field in Baja to learn about the importance of mangroves conservation and restoration for addressing climate change. They visited the last urban mangrove forest in La Paz and traveled to Puerto Chale, Magdalena…
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We Are One Ocean, WILDCOAST Join Forces To Help Preserve The Beauty And Natural Resources Of Barra De La Cruz

Wed, 11 August 2021, 10:10 pm
From the lineup at Barra de la Cruz, located in Oaxaca, Mexico, the next stop on the World Surf League's professional surf tour (August 10-20), you would be forgiven for thinking you are in Hawaii. After the rainy season starts, the mountains shimmer endlessly under the…
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Community Engagement and Innovation to End the Plastic Crisis in Los Laureles Canyon, Tijuana, Mexico

Fri, 23 April 2021, 7:00 pm
In January 2021, WILDCOAST installed a plastic retention system in the Los Laureles canyon tributary of the Tijuana River on the US-Mexico border. Read More
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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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