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Dolphins pay visit to Golden Gate Bridge

December 13, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Video and images by David Cruz/Natures Lantern A pod of bottlenose dolphins paid a recent visit to the Golden Gate ...

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Will this year’s good ocean conditions last?

November 15, 2012 by Aleta George

The first thing we heard was the exhalation of the animal,” says marine ecologist Kirsten Lindquist about the blue whale ...

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With Rain Comes Life, and Death

December 02, 2009 by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye

After three years of drought, the forecast for a wet El Nino winter this year is welcome news indeed. Unless you're an oak or tanoak tree. Researchers fear a wet year could mean an epidemic spread of sudden oak death (SOD). But a new preventive treatment and easy precautions could help contain the disease.

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No Normal for Coastal Waters

October 01, 2009 by Aleta George

Nesting failures for cormorants on the Farallones and Alcatraz are just the most obvious expression of unprecedented, and confusing, conditions faced by wildlife in the waters off our shores.

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Down to the Sea Again

January 01, 2005 by Doris Sloan

Daly City's cliffs hold tales of ancient seas and volcanic eruptions. But don't count on them to stand still under your feet, or your home.

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Going Overboard

January 01, 2005 by Dan Rademacher

In 1985, when Jane and Ray Pittsinger rented a house at 548 Esplanade Avenue in Pacifica, they had a 30-foot-deep ...

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