Latest from Gulf of the Farallones

Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones Looking to Expand

December 17, 2013 by Rachel Diaz-Bastin

A proposal now under NOAA consideration would more than double the size of the sanctuaries, and protect the entire Sonoma County coastline and part of the Mendocino coastline to Point Arena, as well west to the edge of the continental shelf.

2 Comments

The Farallon Islands: To be there is to understand wildness

September 26, 2012 by Glen Martin

The Farallon Islands off the San Francisco Bay may be small in scope but it ranks with the Serengeti in its significance to conservation.

1 Comment

First Day of Ocean Research Tour Finds Red Tide Rather Than Whales

September 27, 2011 by Aleta George

Marine scientists gathering data off the Golden Gate have zeroed in on a number of hotspots of biodiversity, including transects north and south of the Farallon Islands. Turns out, though, that even hot spots aren't so hot when a toxic red tide rolls in.

1 Comment

The Long, Slow Spill of the Luckenbach

July 01, 2010 by Aleta George

We don’t even have a word for an oil spill that drags out over five decades, but that’s just what happened with one ship that sank off the Golden Gate. Now, funds are flowing to help mend the damage.

No Comments

Charting Climate Change on the Central Coast

June 07, 2010 by Lester Rowntree

The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, along with its sister sanctuaries to the north and south, Cordell Banks and Monterey Bay, are sentinels for the effects of global warming on ocean waters. And, as documented in a new report released, Central California's offshore waters and coastline are already showing the effects of global warming.

No Comments

Marine Sanctuary Update

October 01, 2007 by Marilyn Hope Smulyan

In February 2007, Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey reintroduced H.R. 1187, a bill to expand the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell ...

No Comments

 
 
1
 
 
Get 20% off a 1, 2, or 3-year subscription to Bay Nature magazine!