Monthly Archives: August 2013

Divers you should know – Dr. Wheeler North

In a never ending journey to dive enlightenment, CFD would like to roll out a new feature spotlighting people that have played an important role in the California diving community but for some reason are nearly forgotten by contemporary divers.  … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday CFD-style

Some divers might make 1000 dives in their California dive career and never see one. Sadly, they used to be as thick as carpet on reefs up and down our coastline but thanks to a knockout combination of overfishing and … Continue reading

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Kelp Restoration and the demise of purple urchins off Palos Verdes

The Los Angeles Times ran a front page article this week detailing the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission’s 5-year plan to cull 4.8 million purple sea urchin from the cove and reefs on the southern end of the Palos Verdes … Continue reading

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