California’s New Culture of Conservation

By Artun Ereren

Record high temperatures and images of empty reservoirs serve as constant reminders to Californians that a new era of water conservation inside and outside the home is crucial. In the Summer of 2015, Californians were called on by the State to embrace emergency conservation measures that intended on alleviating pressure on low water levels.

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Let's Stop Poisoning Ourselves

By RJ Winberg

We hear a lot about how plastic pollution in the ocean harms wildlife and the overall environment. But I think it's important to make sure we also focus on how it hurts people as well, and how the fight against pollution is also a fight for human health. We all live on this rock together.

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Bringing the Plastic Home

By Meghan Rice

I have just discovered a documentary called Plastic Paradise, which I would recommend to anyone.  It is directed by and starring an environmental activist, Angela Sun, who braved into what is known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Mulholland, Development, and SoCal Water

By Artun Ereren

When we turn on our faucets, it is difficult to imagine where our water comes from. Aside from local groundwater wells, our water is delivered hundreds of miles through mountains and deserts. Three key sources of Southern California water travels 292 miles from the Sacramento Bay Delta, 242 miles from the Colorado River, and 300 miles from the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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Become a Coastal Angel

Coastal Angels is a growing network of volunteers who dedicate a minimum of three hours a month picking up trash on our plastic plagued beaches. Our volunteers are primarily students and clubs who need to fulfill community service hours - and participating in a beach cleanup is a fun way to do that! Wewant citizens and marine life to actually be in a safe and clean environment.

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Visit to Bolsa Chica Wetlands and Wintersberg Flood Control Channel

On April 1, 2016 Coastal Angels investigated the level of pollution at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and Wintersberg Flood Control Channel. As you can tell, there are many species of birds and plant life in the pictures, surviving among the trash and pollutants from urban runoff and people who improperly discard waste.

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