Tag Archives: ecosystem health

What role do sea otters play in combatting Climate Change?

Yes, you read that right. Climate Change. Last week, I read about a new study by two UC Santa Cruz researchers that suggests that sea otters undoubtedly influence the carbon cycle, CO2 storage, by limiting sea urchin populations which allows … Continue reading

Posted in California, climate change, conservation, Global Warming, Habitat, Outreach and Awareness, Research | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marine Protected Areas–totally worth the effort

Check out this brief video on the importance of Marine Protected Areas. It’s out just in time for tomorrow’s Fish and Game Commission, at which the fate of the North Central Coast MPAs will be decided! We’re routing for the … Continue reading

Posted in Marine Protected Areas, Partners and friends | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment