With Bay of Life, Frans Lanting and Christine Eckstrom wanted to go past Monterey Bay’s natural beauty to explore its past, present and possible futures.
What have you seen outside lately? Send us your remarkable encounters with wildlife or nature in Northern California, 200 words or less, for a new section of the print magazine.
Anchovies sparkled and seawater sprayed from the crusty maws of gray whales as they burst through the surface, again and again, off the coast near Pacifica, fifteen miles south of San Francisco. Groups of up to six gray whales devoured … Read more
There are now two more scorpion species to appreciate, thanks to the work of two young researchers. Their efforts could change the future for these salty-lake-bed, stinger-endowed specialists.
Heterosigma akashiwo can photosynthesize like a plant and wiggle like an animal, and it’s here to stay — but it’s still something of an enigma.
As fire risk rises, is it time to consider managed retreat? Three environmental design and sustainability experts explore the options.
Up to a half-billion birds migrate across the U.S. each night, cloaked in darkness. BirdCast helps you see what they’re doing.
I hope that like me, you’ll come for the two-headed flatworms, and stay for the satisfying deep-dive journalism about nature and our roles in it.
A fast-growing network of towers is making it way easier and cheaper for researchers to spy on animals worldwide.
Jonathan Jarvis installed his own laundry-to-landscape system, and with a little elbow grease, you can, too.