Articles From : healtheocean

  • Bad Rap for Lobster Traps

    [UPDATE]: Heal the Ocean and Earthcomb cleaned up discared lobster traps along the Santa Barbara Coast.

  • Calling All Volunteers for Storm Debris Cleanup

    Heal the Ocean is calling on volunteers to help cleanup the beaches from storm debris.

  • Three More Boats Ashore Converge with Santa Barbara Homeless Camps

    This week, 3 more boats broke free of their moorings off East Beach and landed at various places on our coastline, including the East Beach Bathhouse and below “Graveyards,” near Butterfly Beach. 

  • Heal the Ocean Tackles the Homeless Encampment Problem in the Santa Ynez Riverbed

    Heal the Ocean has been involved in cleaning up abandoned homeless camps in environmentally sensitive areas because the camps often contain trash and human waste that can end up in the ocean.

  • Time Lapse Boat Eating

    Heal the Ocean shares a time-lapse video of a washed up boat getting munched to bits.

  • Heal the Ocean & Earthcomb Clean Up Santa Barbara's Fiesta

    Local nonprofits Heal the Ocean and Earthcomb took to the streets to clean up Santa Barbara's Fiesta mess.

  • Heal the Ocean Helps to Cover Storm Drains During Fiesta

    Fiesta is around the corner and the Heal the Ocean team has partnered with the city to help keep confetti away from local waterways.

  • Heal the Ocean Cleans Abandoned Forest Homeless Camp

    Heal the Ocean led a coordinated massive cleanup of an abandoned homeless encampment in the Los Padre National Forest.

  • Heal the Ocean Continues Summerland Oil Monitoring

    Heal The Ocean continues Summerland Oil Monitoring to Guide Next Steps for Cleanup

  • Celebrate World Oceans Day

    World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 8 every year across the globe, and the theme this year is Revitalization: Collective Action of the Ocean.

  • Heal the Ocean Remembers Bill Poehler

    Heal the Ocean remembers local resident Bill Poehler who died in a bicycle accident this week. 

  • Heal the Ocean Convenes Boat Wreckage Task Force

    Heal the Ocean has convened its task force to solve the problem of boats wrecking on Santa Barbara beaches.

  • Duquesne is Done!

    Duquesne, the Summerland Beach oil well that has been tackled by the State Lands Commission this past week is done!

  • Heal the Ocean Hires Earthcomb to Initiate Homeless Job Program

    Heal the Ocean has hired Earthcomb to initiate a homeless job program to clean abandoned homeless camps throughout the county.

  • Giant Abandoned Homeless Camp on S. Fairview Removed

    This weekend Andrew V., aka "Mr. Vroom Vroom," quickly cleaned up a huge homeless camp that spread widely into the S. Fairview area.

  • Heal the Ocean Provides Survey to Help with Homeless Crisis

    Heal the Ocean recently submitted survey findings on homeless encampments to the City of Santa Barbara.

  • Oil Well Capping and Rincon Island Cleanup

    Heal the Ocean shares an update on the Oil Well Capping in Summerland and the cleanup of Rincon Island.

  • Abandoned Homeless Camp Removed From Haskell’s Beach

    Heal the Ocean reports a large abandoned homeless camp was recently cleaned from Haskell's Beach.

  • Another Summerland Well to be Capped

    In two weeks, Summerland’s Lookout Park and the beach below will be the staging area for heavy oil construction equipment to be used in capping Olsson 805, a beach well located on the west end of Summerland Beach.

  • Heal the Ocean Tackles That Boat on the Beach

    Heal the Ocean rallied forces to remove a trawler boat that became beached off the Montecito coast.

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