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Yesterday, the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, the west end of the Santa Monica Pier and surrounding beach lots were closed due to the Tsunami Advisory (canceled at 8:20am today) issued for the Southern California coast due to the 8.9 earthquake in Japan…
Santa Monica Pier - Aerial View
With the massive fish kill in Redondo's King Harbor earlier this week, the most pressing issue now is the clean-up. It's critical that all the dead fish are removed within the next couple of days to prevent an even worse problem.
Fish Kill, King Harbor. Photo: Los Angeles Times
In its ongoing committment to the environment, Ascenta - the industry leader in omega-3 fatty acids and the first natural health product manufacturer to become a member of 1% for the Planet - is announcing a partnership with Heal the Bay, a nonprofit…
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Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it has been selected by the Heal the Bay organization as its 2010 Corporate “Super Healer.”Heal the Bay is a nonprofit that uses science, education, community action and advocacy to improve water quality an…
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In a unanimous decision, the City of Santa Monica tonight passed one of the most aggressive and far-reaching plastic bag bans in the State of California. The ban, which will go into effect in September 2011, will ban all grocery stores, pharmacies an…
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Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted to move forward with an important ordinance on low impact development (LID). The proposed ordinance will now be reviewed by the City Attorney before a final vote likely to be held in early spring of 2011. …
Elmer Street Swale
In a history-making decision for ocean protection, the California Fish and Game Commission approved a collection of Marine Protected Areas for Southern California. The decision, made on December 15, 2010 in Santa Barbara, is the final step in a multi…
Kelp Forest at Anacapa Island
At this time of year when we give thanks, it makes sense to remember that in every inch of sun, water and sand, the beach gives us so much for which to be thankful. We can do more than celebrate it -- we can return the favor and give back. …
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Heal the Bay is urging all California voters to take a stand on two initiatives on the November 2, 2010 ballot that have significant impacts on the ongoing environmental well-being of the state. We urge a YES vote on Prop. 21 and a NO vote on Prop. 2…
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Heal the Bay's Beach Report Card® expanded its coverage northward from California this summer by providing weekly grades for over 150 popular beaches in Oregon and Washington. By expanding the Beach Report Card, Pacific Northwest beachgoers will now…
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