Archive for the ‘Sea Life’

  • A seawall in Shell Beach to protect a sewage lift station
    Once upon a time, people were even stupider than they are today. Some bright light bulb built a sewage lift station into the fragile cliffs of Shell Beach. Surprise – about a generation later – Mother Nature threatens to expose that lift station to the elements and render most of old Shell Beach Village without flushing toilets – or at least, ones that...
    by at June 21st, 2012 at 07:06 am
  • Abalone
    Abalone shell with sea star, photo by Terry Lilley Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Thank you for your interest in the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. ——————————————————————————————————— Abalone...
    by at December 23rd, 2010 at 09:12 am
  • Hands Across the Sand in Hanalei, Kauai
    Hands Across the Sand - Hanalei, Kauai June 26, 2010 Aloha Ocean Lovers, On the beach today and under the surf, all of us were concerned about the events in the Gulf, and we had local Hawaiians trying to bless our land and beautiful women, covered in oil. When will we learn to protect the sea that gives us so much? We are 3,000 miles away from the gulf, but the sea life...
    by at July 6th, 2010 at 10:07 am
  • Brown Pelican threatened by BP Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling disaster
    Brown Pelican in flight photo by Carol Georgi Carol chose the brown pelican because this bird, loved both here and along the US coast of the Gulf of Mexico, is threatened by the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Thank you for your interest in the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary....
    by at May 27th, 2010 at 02:05 pm
  • Black Oyster Catcher
    Black Oyster Catcher photo by Carol Georgi Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org Black Oyster Catcher According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium   www.montereybayaquarium.org ...
    by at May 15th, 2010 at 05:05 pm
  • The Sevengill Shark
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Beached Sevengill Shark photo by Terry Lilley Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org Sevengill Shark ——————————————————————————————————— Sevengill...
    by at March 25th, 2010 at 01:03 pm
  • West Coast Cormorants
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org West Coast Cormorants 3 species, Marine Migratory Birds Brandt’s Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus Double-crested Phalacrocorax...
    by at March 5th, 2010 at 01:03 pm
  • Sea Otters, Kelp Forests and Web of Life
    Kelp Forest Monterey Bay Aquarium Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi with underwater photos by Terry Lilley and Sue Sloan. Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org Here’s more on the sea otter and its role...
    by at January 25th, 2010 at 10:01 am
  • Sea Otters reflect ocean health
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris nereis Sea otters...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 03:01 pm