Terra Verde

Terra Verde – Responding to Sea Level Rise on the San Francisco Bay

According to recent estimates, we can expect 48 inches of sea level rise on the San Francisco Bay by 2120. With that will come displacement of low-income residents, loss of vulnerable shoreline habitat, significant impacts on infrastructure, and an increased contamination risk from more than 1,000 known or suspected contaminated industrial sites around the Bay. … Continued

Josie Iselin, artist and author of the new book, The Curious World of Seaweed, and Tristin McHugh of the international marine conservation group Reef Check, talk with Terra Verde host and Earth Island Journal editor Maureen Nandini Mitra about how scientists, recreational divers, and artists are coming together to save northern California’s ravaged kelp forests.