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Too Much Love Harming San Diego Tide Pools

Sept. 7
By Erik Anderson

Environmentalists worry that local tide pools might be attracting too many visitors and that is putting the habitats at risk.

Federal, state, and local officials welcome EPA...

Two Projects Promise Cross-Border Sewage Relief For South Bay Region

Sept. 3
By Erik Anderson

The Environmental Protection Agency is spending money to help stem the flow of sewage tainted water coming into the United States from Tijuana.

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Families Of Those Who Died In Encinitas Bluff Collapse Sue Governments

Aug. 26
By Erik Anderson

A tragic Encinitas bluff collapse that killed three women last summer spawns a lawsuit and legislation.

Scripps Pier, where the ocean temperature has b...

Ocean Water Has Record Temperature Off San Diego Coast

Aug. 26
By Erik Anderson

Ocean temperature off San Diego's Scripps Pier is the highest it's been in more than 100 years of testing.

The ocean washes over rocks that are designed t...

State Urges Officials Not To Postpone Planning For Sea-Level Rise

Aug. 18
By Alison St John

A California report urges local and state governments not to get distracted by COVID-19 from planning ahead for rising seas.

Algae grown at UC San Diego sits in a greenhous...

Turning Algae Into Environmentally-Friendly Flip-Flops At UC San Diego

Aug. 10
By John Carroll

UC San Diego faculty and student researchers have devised a way to turn algae into flip-flops. Once discarded, the flip-flops can decompose in as little as 16 weeks.

A shark swimming off the coast of Southern Cali...

Study Shows Sharks Are Frequently Near Humans In Coastal Waters

Aug. 5
By John Carroll

Humans are frequently in the company of young white sharks while they're in coastal waters. But a new study indicates humans don't have much to worry about.

A sign in Imperial Beach on June 28, 2020, warn...

Runoff From Tijuana River Closes Imperial Beach Shoreline

July 22
By City News Service

Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary, and observations indicate contamination of ocean water now extends from the International Border north to the Imperial Beach shoreline.

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Shark Sightings Off Coronado Lead To Warnings For Beachgoers

July 17
By City News Service

Initial reports from witnesses indicated they saw four sharks, ranging from six to 10 feet in length. A lifeguard using a personal watercraft also observed a shark, according to the city.

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Mexico Says Help Is On The Way For Communities Suffering From Cross Border Pollution Flows

July 13
By Erik Anderson

Mexican officials say relief may be coming in the battle to stop polluted cross-border flows.