The harmful algae bloom that sickened marine mammals and caused the closure of California’s crab fishery this winter is slowly dissipating, while researchers are still trying to understand what caused it to happen.
December 16, 2015 •
‘Unprecedented’ Toxin Spread That Delayed Crab Season Shines Light on Mysterious Algae
November 11, 2015 •
Marine ecologists have long been alarmed at the potentially dangerous summertime growth of the single-celled algae Pseudo-nitzschia — but there are still significant blind spots in our knowledge and research funding has been scarce.
Ask the Naturalist: Where Has “Charlotte” Gone?
October 29, 2015 •
A concerned spider fan asks what to do about a missing arachnid and the egg sacs she left behind.
How Humans, and Dogs, Can Coexist With Coyotes in San Francisco
October 20, 2015 •
San Francisco holds public meetings on coexisting with coyotes.