Seabirds and Plastic Bags Never Mix

California could soon become a leader in the fight against single-use plastic bags that have literally choked wildlife habitats throughout the world, as National Resources Defense Council staff attorney Leila Monroe noted in an op-ed today on HuffPost Green. Each year, Californians use an estimated 12 billion such bags, which account for as much as … Read more

Video: In Avila Beach, Pelican Paradise (with Whale Cameo)

Sometimes you just have to be in the right place, at the right time. Vincent Shay, co-owner of SLO Coast Kayaks in Avila Beach, Calif., recently shot video of this remarkable scene: a Humpback Whale surrounded by hundreds of California Brown Pelicans. Shay recently wrote us to give the backstory: “As the owners of SLO … Read more