Archive for the ‘Water Pollution’ Category

The Ocean and Rain

Friday, January 8th, 2010

8th Street RunoffThis winter NOAA is predicting greater rainfall than normal. On this report, we ask the question: How does rainfall affect the ocean? Bridget Hoover, Director of the Water Quality Protection Program for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, describes how various pollutants accumulate during the dry season and are washed into the ocean when it rains. (Photo courtesy of Warren Yogi)

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Ocean Protection Council

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Asilomar Beach
The mission of the Ocean Protection Council is to insure that California maintains healthy, resilient, and productive ocean and coastal ecosystems for the benefit of current and future generations. Learn more about the OPC from California Secretary for Natural Resources Mike Chrisman. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Termini/Ocean Protection Council)

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