Environment News

We Must Protect and Bring Back California’s Coastal ‘Blue Carbon’ Areas

California is famous for beaches and craggy shorelines that draw visitors from around the world and fuel local economies. The coastal wetlands, seagrass meadows and kelp forests that also dot our coastline are perhaps less famous but are equally vital to our state. These aquatic gardens provide food and shelter for fish and birds, improve water quality and buffer communities against severe storms. They are also a critical ally in our fight against climate change. Read more here.