No Sandbars Without Sand

For local surfers and beachgoers, the lack of sand from Beach Road to the bluffs of San Onofre is tragically and abundantly apparent, Jake Howard writes this week. The issue of coastal erosion in Capo Beach and San Clemente is a real one, with real-life consequences, he adds, noting that some of our most sacred surf spots are not just being threatened, they’re already under assault.

Climate Education: Plant the Sea?

Marine biologist and conservation photographer Julianne Steers authors the latest Climate Education column, in which she outlines the role that kelp forests play on ocean ecosystems and why they’re important to protect and preserve.