Join together for the largest coast-to-coast climate march in American history! Why? Because “Climate Change is Personal!” On Saturday, March 1, at 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. press briefing), join the SoCal Climate Action Coalition 350 and its regional partners to help kick off the Great March for Climate Action. Thousands are projected to join the mobilized mass movement starting in the Port of Los Angeles (Wilmington Waterfront Park), with hundreds continuing to march 3,000 miles to Washington D.C.
The 3rd Month Forum is a public event series to explore climate action efforts in the Los Angeles region. LARC’s first forum will address coastal impacts and sea level rise in Los Angeles with interactive panels and discussion.
Come paddle one of the most gorgeous stretches of coastline in Southern California with REI and a naturalist from Heal the Bay. On this scenic ocean tour of Palos Verdes you will experience warm sunny coves, craggy headlands, views of Catalina Island and forests of giant kelp teeming with sea life. You will have the chance to see dolphins, seals, pelicans, bright orange garibaldi and several other marine animals. Palos Verdes has been designated as a Marine Protected Area, ensuring the continued health of this important part of our marine ecosystem.
World Water Day, held annually on March 22 every year, is a United Nations day to draw attention to something which most of us take for granted – clean water. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater.
Worldwide seafood consumption is higher than ever, riding a wave of research and popular press showing relative health benefits of fish compared to beef, pork and poultry. Estimates indicate that total United States fish consumption is second only to China's. Yet, the U.S. seafood trade deficit is over $11 billion. Seafood production occurs primarily in developing countries with minimal environmental and social regulations, while capture fisheries are facing pressure.
For November's FREE eco movie night, Transition Mar Vista/Venice screens Thea Mercouffer's acclaimed documentary Rock the Boat. The audacious feat of George Wolfe and his fellow paddlers is now inspiring urban river restoration and revitilization. With Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti just back from Washington D.C. to garner support for L.A.
What is A Day With a Bag? A citywide day of education on November 18, readying Thanksgiving shoppers and retailers for the implementation of the City of Los Angeles’ single-use, plastic shopping bag ban that begins on January 1, 2014. After years of hard work, the City is now poised to follow a more sustainable path, where shoppers bring reusable bags to the store as part of their normal daily routine.