Killer Algae: Key Player In Mass Extinctions http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/10/091019134716.htm Editor’s Note: A recent toxic algae bloom has caused the deaths of California Sea Lions along the Central Coast of California. Neptune 911 is researching this local information and will report our… Read More ›
Condition of Oceans
Editor’s Note: Neptune 911 continues following the issue of ghost nets from our original post https://neptune911.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=173 Originally printed at http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/national/northwest/59991982.html PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) – An operation to clear Puget Sound and the North Olympic Peninsula’s waters of derelict commercial… Read More ›
AP IMPACT: Gov’t stands by as mercury taints water By JASON DEAREN (AP) – Sep 17, 2009 NEW IDRIA, Calif. — Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California’s rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state’s major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to… Read More ›
Disney Cruise Lines get an environmental F grade, while Texas looks to save its coastlines, while the Italian Mafia sinks toxic waste ships, all while an unhealthy coral reef has recovered.
I dumped four-pounds of trash at Hearst Memorial State Beach this morning. That doesn’t include the dozen recyclable drink containers and food wrappers. I left them there too.
Current Conditions updates on the toxicity of hissing lawns, deadly green algae on French beaches, plastic trash and medical wastes growing along shorelines.
From my window, the Pacific Ocean looks endless and impenetrable. It is so big, that surely, one little accidental drop of trash, like a plastic bottle that blew out from my hands, could not hurt this water giant.
Information on Recent Strandings and Non-traditional Haulout Site Use by Pinnipeds in California Presented by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service Southwest Regional Office August 11, 2009 There was a disruption in the coastal upwelling process off central and northern… Read More ›
Call for Coastal Clean Up Volunteers.
Polluted beaches dampen summer vacations