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Explaining the Cosco Busan Spill’s Toxic Effects: Scientists Report A Link Between Oil and Fish Heart Health

April 09, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt

Seven years after the Cosco Busan oil spill, a group of scientists led by Barbara Block at the Hopkins Marine Station in Monterey have discovered the exact chemical pathway that makes oil such an insidious toxin.

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All of These Monster Invasive Fish Came Out of One Small San Francisco Lake

March 20, 2014 by Eric Simons

In the Presidio's Mountain Lake, as this sequence of photos shows, there are some ferocious predators lurking in the watery depths.

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Fish Forecast: Swimming Upstream Against Climate Change

January 14, 2014 by Jacoba Charles

The survey research that Peter Moyle started decades ago now has a dual purpose: It offers evidence for the free fall of native fish populations, but it also may ultimately contribute to one of the best opportunities to soften this decline.

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Richardson Bay Herring Return, With an Entourage

January 07, 2014 by Eric Simons

The North Bay played host to one of nature's great spectacles this week, the annual Richardson Bay spawning of Pacific herring, an event eagerly anticipated by hungry animals and curious people -- and an event all the more precious for how close it once came to disappearing.

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From Perch to Pikeminnows: The Freshwater Fish That Didn’t Get Away

September 30, 2013 by Glen Martin

Our native fish may be down, but they’re not out, they’re hanging on in ecosystems they once ruled. And biologists and environmental advocates alike are working to make things better. The fish have advocates, and the exhibit is a tool for that advocacy, a means of engaging the public at large.

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Volunteers Stick to it at Suisun Marsh

October 12, 2012 by Aleta George

On a 21-foot aluminum boat floating in Suisun Marsh, Amanda Schwabe heaves up the otter trawl as Cesar Morales coils ...

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Trout Unlimited

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters from Maine to Montana to Alaska. Also has expert staff at more than 30 offices nationwide, including one in Berkeley.

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SPAWN – Salmon Protection and Watershed Network

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

SPAWN, the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network, works to protect endangered salmon in the Lagunitas Watershed in Marin County.

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Santa Clara Valley Water District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Santa Clara Valley Water District manages wholesale drinking water resources and provides stewardship for the county's watersheds, including 10 reservoirs, hundreds of miles of streams and groundwater basins. The district also provides flood protection throughout Santa Clara County.

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Pelagic Shark Research Foundation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sponsors and conducts field research and education programs to help increase our understanding of sharks and related fish.

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