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August 17, 2021

Announcing OPC’s new Climate Resilience Miniseries!

Episode 0 – Who is OPC? What is Prop 68, a brief primer on the Climate Resilience Miniseries The Ocean Protection Council (OPC) was created by law in 2004 with the passing of the California Ocean Protection Act. OPC is […]

Categories: Climate Change, Funding Opportunities and Updates, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change

August 11, 2021

Global Climate Change Report Affirms California’s Leadership

On August 9, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its sixth report on global climate change. The report, which was written by 234 scientists from around the world, provides a sobering outlook for the planet as global temperatures continue to increase and signals an urgency for action now. Many changes observed are […]

Categories: 30x30, Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, Ocean Acidification, Offshore Wind, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable Blue Economy

September 25, 2020

Upcoming Webinar Series: Microplastics Effects on Human and Ecological Health

The Ocean Protection Council, the State Water Resources Control Board staff, and numerous international experts will be participating in a webinar series starting on October 19 to characterize microplastics and human and ecological health effects. This webinar series is hosted […]

Categories: Marine Pollution, Outreach and Education, Plastic Pollution, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity

July 1, 2020

Marine Protected Area (MPA) Outreach and Education Small Grants Program Award Announcements

In collaboration with Coastal Quest, OPC is pleased to announce funding awards to 10 organizations throughout the state of California for the MPA Outreach and Education Small Grants Program, totaling $745,135. This funding supports outreach and education projects to help […]

Categories: Marine Protected Areas, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity