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August 12, 2015 by Melanie Hess
In a normal year, The Marine Mammal Center rescues around 600 animals. It's only August, and they're way, way past that number.
September 29, 2014 by Jason Jaacks
For the past decade, the Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies expedition has monitored the ocean waters just west of the Bay Area. Recently, researchers took the boat in search of krill, the base of California's marine life.
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.