November 27, 2012 by Alison Hawkes
The San Pedro Headlands offers up the ultimate solution in “sustainable” Christmas trees — restoring coastal scrubland by removing Monterey pine. My tree was a little short of perfect, but one to remember. (Alison Hawkes)
November 21, 2012 by Jackson Karlenzig
Thanksgiving time marks the start of one of the most exciting sustainable, local food events of the year: Dungeness crab season.
November 15, 2012 by Alison Hawkes
Scientists report new findings on how a 750-legged millipede from the Bay Area – the leggiest animal on Earth — may have evolved all those legs to thrive in its unique niche under sandstone rocks in moist oak woodlands.
November 13, 2012 by Courtney Quirin
The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito has treated six gunshot victims so far this year, including Whirlybird, a sea lion. Which raises the disturbing question. Who is shooting marine mammals and why?
November 07, 2012 by Aleta George
San Franciscans voted in a landslide against an effort to study the removal of Hetch Hetchy. A few dozen miles south, at Stanford, another campaign aims to remove the much smaller Searsville Dam, which blocks steelhead spawning while also creating wetland habitat.