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A bridge between homelessness and clean water

It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the lack of time to effectively contribute to the wide range of problems we see in the world. The recent 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death gave me pause to reflect on the breadth and depth of his work, and to what Angela Davis refers to ...


Western U.S. Waterkeeper groups share strategies, hatch ideas

Amidst the constant drone of (mostly bad) news and the (near constant) struggles of running a successful non-profit organization, Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates from around the western United States gathered in March amongst the temperate rainforests of northwestern Oregon to share successes and strengthen our network. Marking our fifth Pacific Region Retreat since 2013, more ...


Business Runs Better on Clean Water

Reposted with permission from Orange County Coastkeeper Blog Coastkeeper works to safeguard Orange County’s 42 miles of coastline and protect its invaluable fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable waters. We are now the region’s principal steward of clean water, using the federal Clean Water Act and California Coastal Act to protect, preserve and restore Orange County’s ...


The Bay is Under Threat from Washington D.C.

By San Francisco Baykeeper Sejal Choksi-Chugh, from the March 2017 edition of Bay Crossings Amid the drama of alternative facts and security leaks, the new administration has been unpredictable. And as its anti-environment agenda becomes clearer, Baykeeper’s attorneys and scientists are evaluating how best to protect San Francisco Bay from looming threats. One imminent threat is ...


Our Baja Waterkeepers Protect the Beauty of Baja California

Waterkeeper Alliance in partnership with the California-based International Community Foundation (ICF), Environment Now, and California Coastkeeper Alliance held a successful fundraising event Thursday, February 9 in Santa Monica, CA (read more here).  The event marked the official launch of ICF’s Baja California Regional Fund, an effort to raise $500,000 to sustain for the next 3 ...


Building Bridges, Not Walls. Connecting with our Baja Waterkeepers

With the recent flurry of news about the “great, great” wall that President Trump hopes to build along the U.S.-Mexico border, not much has been said about the interconnectedness — in fact, indivisibility — of the natural resources that the U.S. and Mexico share along their Pacific coastlines. Think, for example, of the Colorado which ...


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Gov. Brown’s Cozy Ties to Oil & Gas Is a Threat to California’s Coast and Democracy

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | EcoWatch  This piece originally appeared on EcoWatch. Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly maneuvering to oust the California Coastal Commission’s outspoken director, Dr. Charles Lester, during the commission’s quarterly meeting in Morro Bayon tomorrow. Brown’s campaign to unseat Dr. Lester is an unsheathed assault on that agency’s integrity and a dire threat ...