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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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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