A recent report from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a decline in fish populations in the San-Joaquin Sacramento Delta.
Marine scientists are investigating a recent outbreak of ‘sea star wasting syndrome’ that has ravaged starfish populations along the West Coast.
Oakland’s Knowland Park boasts unparalleled views of the San Leandro Bay, gnarled coast live oak trees and stands of rare, maritime chaparral. But within this large landscape, one of nature’s smallest communities is flourishing—lichen.
After four years of consideration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced earlier this month that the ashy storm-petrel has been denied protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
After four decades of preserving open space in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) is undertaking a vision planning process, that will guide its work for the next 15-20 years. What do you want for the future of open space?
Ever wondered why the Pacific leatherback turtle migrates from Indonesian waters to the California coast to feed on jellyfish?
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is the lifeblood of the central valley. But this somewhat landscaped environment is also home to some of California’s rare plant populations, and on a kayak trip down Sycamore Slough, a group of volunteers is on the hunt to find them.
As the government shutdown comes to an end, scientists working on federal land will be able to resume their research. But what impact does a 15 day hiatus have on long term monitoring and research?
As cities and counties across the Bay tackle the problem of single-use plastic bags, cigarette butt litter continues to threaten the Bay’s water quality and wildlife.
Did you know the Pacific leatherback turtle is California’s official marine reptile? Nesting in Indonesia then migrating to Californian waters to feast on jellyfish, this elusive species is a truly global traveler. But with threats both in the Pacific and on their nesting beaches, the leatherback turtle may not be around for that much longer.