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Leviathans of the Deep Blue Sea


Bits and pieces of fossilized whale bone lie scattered along the cobble stone studded beaches of California. The petrified skeletal remnants date back over twenty million years in some instances. It is difficult, if not impossible, to imagine the innumerable … Continue reading

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Restoring California’s Historic Sea Gardens


“If in any country a forest was destroyed I do not believe nearly so many species of animals would perish as would here from the destruction of the kelp.” –Charles Darwin 1834 One can only imagine the abundance of creatures … Continue reading

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Wave Energy: Tapping Into the Source


The approach of winter brings the return of northwest swells to once more wrap local point breaks and pound shorelines. With the changing season come Pacific storms sending wave trains barreling into the coastline in a timeless display of natural … Continue reading

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Sea of Debris


In 2005, on an atoll deep in the Pacific Ocean, a researcher found a small fragment of plastic from a WWII era plane inside the stomach of a dead Albatross. For decades the fragment bobbed in ocean currents and tumbled … Continue reading

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