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Gray Whale Conservation: How We Can Protect Gray Whales

Gray whales are some of the biggest visitors to the San Diego area in the winter months. Gray whales begin to arrive in December as they make their way south to the lagoons of Mexico. These calm, warm, shallow lagoons offer protection to pregnant mothers who are ready to give birth. Males also swim through…

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November 27, 2021

Fun Things To Do Over Winter Break in SD 2021

Entrance to the San Diego Zoo The greater San Diego area is full of activities for practically any walk of life. While some of them are only available when they are in season, others are always there for you when you have free time. If you are in town over the winter break for local…

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November 25, 2021

Coronado City Guide

San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge – SAN DIEGO – CALIFORNIA Do you need an escape from all the obligations, tasks, and stressors of everyday life? Coronado is unlike any place in the world, with its own unique and charming personality. Whether you’re going on a solo adventure, taking your family or going with a group…

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November 23, 2021

2021 Best Things To Do In San Diego This Winter

San Diego is a tourist mecca with hundreds of activities throughout the year. Things may slow down in the winter when it’s the coldest, but the fun doesn’t stop just because the temperatures aren’t in the 80s. You may need to dress in layers so you can stay warm when the sun goes down, but…

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November 22, 2021

The Ocean & Mood Connection: How The Ocean Affects Mental Health

The ocean is often associated with calmness and healing. If you turn on a meditation app, it’s extremely likely you will run across the sound of waves lapping against the shore as an option to meditate to. There is even a reason why ocean front properties are highly sought after and the majority of human…

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May 20, 2021

The Importance of Coral Reef Ecosystems

beautiful underwater world Coral reefs are the most intricate and diverse ecosystem on planet Earth. There are thousands of different coral species that exist, whether they are in the form of a single organism or large colonies. They’re most commonly known for their exuberant colors, but in reality, they are SO much more than their…

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May 18, 2021

Inspiring Ocean Documentaries on Netflix

Amidst the global climate change crisis, a big question in society is what can we do to help. The truth is, it all starts with being informed and making small changes daily. Luckily, streaming services have been doing their part in informing viewers what is really going on amidst this growing catastrophe and providing tips…

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May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Face Masks & Marine Pollution

The beginning of serious ocean pollution has been traced back to the 1960s since it was around this time that plastic became a more commonly used organic material in consumerism. As time goes on, we have witnessed the increasing detrimental effects of plastic ocean pollution; the worst being, of course, the effect on marine life…

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May 7, 2021

Your Complete Guide to Catalina Island

Located only an hour southwest from Los Angeles is Southern California’s best kept secret for an easy getaway. Santa Catalina Island, often referenced as simply Catalina Island, is one of California’s few Channel Islands with wildlife, hikes and the ocean. The easy access to the island and endless activities on the island provide the perfect…

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January 14, 2021

What Makes Gray Whales Unique

Weighing up to 90,000 pounds and measuring up to 49 feet is one of the ocean’s greatest miracles: the Gray Whale. Marine biologists have been fascinated by gray whales since they were first discovered in the early 17th century for their unique appearance and distinct behavior compared to other whale species. To this day, in…

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December 27, 2020

How Climate Change Relates to Our Oceans

The ocean is the world’s primary source for survival. Covering up to 71% of the Earth’s surface, the ocean is home to up to 2 million species, produces over half of the world’s oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. Knowing all of this, it should come to no surprise that…

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December 24, 2020

How to Spot Whales from the Shore

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing a whale in person, then you understand how exciting it is to see some of Earth’s most massive creatures in their natural habitat. Whale watching on a boat, of course, is the most optimal position to be in as they will be physically closer to you in…

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December 23, 2020

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