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Can Rooftop Solar Save California’s Open Space?

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This spring, Alameda County approved of the Aramis Renewable Energy Project, dividing East Bay environmentalists who disagree about whether the undeveloped North Livermore Valley should remain open ranchland and wildlife habitat, or whether part of the flat, sunny valley would … Read more

wildfire smoke and sunset

Beyond the Plume of Smoke

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“While acute smoke is bad for human and environmental health, smoke in moderation can be part of human and environmental health and well-being.”

elk and cows in Point Reyes

Home on the Range

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This story originally appeared in bioGraphic, an online magazine about nature and sustainability powered by the California Academy of Sciences. Photographs by Sarah Killingsworth Point Reyes sits at the western edge of Marin County, California, a pick-axe shaped peninsula that juts … Read more