Nature News

What Lurks Beneath

February 08, 2016 by Brendan Buhler

A small research team sets out in the search for a potential ocean killer. But in this unusual year, nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.

 

Identifying With Lichen

February 01, 2016 by Elizabeth Lopatto

In which California is the first state to have a state lichen.

 

San Francisco Joins the Water Trail

February 01, 2016 by

Islais Creek Park is the first official San Francisco site on the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail.

 

El Niño Means It’s Warmer Than Usual. Take Away the El Niño? That’s Warmer Than Usual, Too.

January 26, 2016 by

The focus on 2015’s record heat conceals a larger truth: cool years are increasingly unlikely.

 

A Backup Plan for the Delta Smelt

January 25, 2016 by Robin Meadows

The search for a backup plan as the Delta Smelt nears extinction in the wild.