Climate Change

‘Bouillabaisse of life’ in San Francisco Bay

January 7, 2013

San Francisco Bay is the largest estuary on the Pacific coast of the Americas, and it is a place of great biological diversity. We journey underneath its surface to swim with the harbor seals; we look overhead at a million migratory birds; and we explore marshlands along its shores.

Tide Ride is the sixth and final in a web series Bay Nature is showcasing about how the Bay Area will fare under rising oceans. The stories were produced by Claire Schoen Media. Check out our interview with Claire Schoen about her work and this project.

Claire Schoen Media is a production company that has been creating radio, film and multimedia programming for over 25 years. RISE was created by a creative team of audio and visual artists.

About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.

Critter Walk at Lake Merritt with Andrew Cohen #1

Saturday, September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free

Explore the shores of Oakland’s Lake Merritt with marine biologist Andrew Cohen of the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) and the Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions (CRAB) on this "Critter Walk". Dr.

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