Bay Nature magazineSpring 2023

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How the South Bay Salt Ponds Got So Rainbowy

March 22, 2023
South Bay salt ponds, with snowy plover, and Dunaliella salina under microscope. (Photos by Cris Benton, Ingrid V. Taylar via Flickr, CC BY 2.0, Terry J. McGenity e. al. via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)
About the Author

Guananí Gómez-Van Cortright started as Bay Nature’s first editorial fellow in July 2022 and is a recent graduate of the UC Santa Cruz Science Communication master’s program. She loves to cover living fossils (like sturgeon!), people working toward environmental solutions, and the tiny but mighty microbes that control the world.