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Santa Monica's new back-to-nature beach project has drawn the attention of rare birds

Published: 
Wed, 05/17/2017 (All day)

On a popular beach that is groomed, sifted and devoid of vegetation, Santa Monica officials and a local environmental group are restoring three acres of sand to a more natural state.

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Ocean might swallow California sooner than you think

Published: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 (All day)

A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores— climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years, gobbling up beachfront and overwhelming low-lying cities.

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Paul Allen, Peter Kareiva Call on Hollywood to Make More Films About Climate Change

Published: 
Thu, 05/04/2017 (All day)

One day roughly 7,600 years ago, with glaciers melting and global sea levels rising, the Mediterranean Sea burst over the last rocky precipice separating it from a shallow lake north of what is today Istanbul. 

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The fight against climate change in California gains an unlikely ally: Republicans

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

Srepping further into its role as the nation’s pioneer on climate issues, California might soon clear a hurdle that has long frustrated environmental advocates: Republicans say they’re joining the fight against global warming.

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Trump's directive on offshore drilling will face solid resistance in California

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

President Trump painted a golden future of “great wealth” and “great jobs” powered by oil pumped from the ocean floor as he signed an executive order on Friday to consider new offshore drilling around the country.