Around the Bay

 “The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” ― Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
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On May 16, Heal the Bay honors three supporters who’ve lent their formidable voices to protecting the ocean from plastic pollution at our annual benefit gala Bring Back the Beach.
Jeremy Irons Trashed film Bring Back the Beach benefit gala May 16 Mark Gold
"You survived! It wasn't the end of the world in 2012, as the Mayans presumably predicted, so we celebrated in big ways on Tuesday with our Not the End of the World Volunteer Party. There are many people to thank for making this party so successfu…
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We need lots of support and love as we work to green our communities, whether it’s room to gather or fuel to keep us going (some of us can’t get very far with an empty stomach and no caffeine). So today we show some love to the folks who helped u…
Thank You Thursday - 2.14.13
Valentine's Day has come and gone, but it's not too late to let us know about your love for the ocean. Post a photo, make a YouTube video, create a Vine, or write on our timeline about your love for the ocean.
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What better time to thank the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, than Valentine week. Find a recording of Ella singing “My Funny Valentine,” you’ll soon discover what we mean.... But we love Ella for more than just her three-octave range. We …
Lunch and Learn February 2013 Heal the Bay Dukes Malibu
Of course I knew about the Los Angeles River. Growing up for a few years right next to the huge concrete channel and biking near Griffith Park where it is lush and green, I had seen the L.A. River be both storm drain ditch and real natural river. But…
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They’re exotic, and not in a good way, but why should you care about weeds? If you want to hang on to your favorite local nature spots, constant maintenance and eradication of these non-native, invasive plants, a.k.a. weeds, is an absolute necessit…
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Free Bird! You might be grateful to hear your favorite band cover this song...or not. At Heal the Bay, we can say without irony that we are grateful to Freebirds in Agoura Hills for teaming with us to restore the Malibu Creek Watershed in January. No…
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Climate change is happening now. Here in Los Angeles- not just in the Arctic. In our backyards, our ocean, our mountains, our beaches. Of course it’s important to keep reducing carbon emissions, but at this point climate change is occurring – we …
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