California Live’s Angela Sun dives into details about ‘The Abalone Restoration Project’ as part of The Bay Foundation’s, an L.A.-based non-profit, work to restore and recover endangered species off the Southern California Coast. Learn how abundance of overharvesting is impacting the underwater ecosystem.
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Nonprofit Helps Restore Endangered Abalone Population
Scientists say there are fewer than 1,000 white abalone in the wild, due in part to overfishing. Watch how The Bay Foundation and several other organizations are on a mission to help bring back the abalone, which the organization says is important to bringing balance to kelp forests which are home to more than 700… Continue reading Nonprofit Helps Restore Endangered Abalone Population
In Depth: The history of the LAX dunes
Fox11’s Hal Eisner goes in-depth on the history and importance of the LAX Dunes and its 900+ species of animals and plants, with TBF’s Chris Enyart and LAWA reps including Nancy Price, environmental specialist from LAWA, Amanda Amaral, LAWA Environmental Supervisor, & Tina Backstrom, LAWA Sustainability Director.
Environmentalists Look to Dunes as Oceans Rise
Across the globe, one major threat is the rising ocean. If greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, global sea levels could rise by 1.5 feet. There has already been a significant erosion in certain areas along the California coastline. To combat some of the erosion already occurring and ideally prevent further erosion in the future, environmentalists… Continue reading Environmentalists Look to Dunes as Oceans Rise
NFL Environmental Program Works to Mitigate Carbon Footprint of Super Bowl
Special operations military vets such as Roger Sparks came all the way from Alaska on a special mission with NFL Green to restore kelp forests that have been decimated from an overpopulated sea urchin species. …This restoration project, led by The Bay Foundation, is one way the NFL is offsetting its environmental impact with the help of underwater… Continue reading NFL Environmental Program Works to Mitigate Carbon Footprint of Super Bowl
Coastal Stakeholders Fight Erosion in Malibu
Malibu is known for its 21 miles of scenic coast, but due to rising sea levels, the shoreline continues to diminish each year. County stakeholders like Caltrans, the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors and the Bay Foundation implemented solutions to preserve Malibu roads and beaches, each weighing the costs and benefits of their projects.
Divers remove sea urchins to restore kelp forest in San Pedro during NFL Green Week
Watch as NFL Green and the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee teamed up with Pepsi Stronger Together, Force Blue, The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and scientists from the Bay Foundation to clean up Cabrillo Beach and restore a kelp forest.
‘Vital habitat’ at LAX Dunes seeing resurgence of native, endangered species [Video + Article]
ABC7’s “Solutions” explores LAX Dunes, discovering some of Southern California’s most endangered species flourishing at the LAX Dunes. . . . ”This isn’t just some sort of fenced-in property, but this is a really vital habitat and restoration is occurring,” said The Bay Foundation’s Chris Enyart.
Ebb & Flow: The Rainforest of the Sea [Video]
Interview with Tom Ford of the Bay Foundation about the magic of kelp forests, their importance in mitigating climate change, and how restoration efforts are helping to restore this ‘rainforest of the sea’ off the coast of Los Angeles.
CNN Special Report: Saving California’s Kelp Forests from ‘Zombie’ Urchins [Video]
California’s underwater kelp forests have suffered a devastating decline. Now, the race is on to save them before it’s too late. Watch CNN’s Special Report on how an army of purple urchins has decimated these ecosystems, threatening the marine life that depends on them and the ocean’s ability to help fight climate change.