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Dam Removal Debate Hits Bay Area: Have Your Say!

August 12, 2010 by Amos Hausman-Rogers

Would removing Stanford's Searsville Dam be a boon to threatened fish, a costly distraction from protecting other species, or even a danger to local residents and other wildlife? Government officials are taking public comment until August 30, and we have a short primer to help you get your bearings...

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Taking the Heat

January 01, 2008 by Glen Martin

Though we may not be able to detect it on a day-to-day basis, climate change has come to the Bay Area and is already leaving its mark on local ecosystems: rising tides in the Bay, increasingly severe wildfires, acidification of ocean waters. While it may be too late to avoid global warming's early stages, there is a lot we can do to both understand and mitigate its impacts on our landscapes and watersheds. With the support of world-class research institutions and an active environmental movement, Bay Area scientists are taking the lead in this crucial effort.

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