As urban wildlife stakes its claim on the green corridor running through town, the human residents of the county have spent the past two decades arguing over what to do with this 32-mile stretch of train tracks
Scientists estimate that California needs to burn one million acres a year to prevent catastrophic wildfires. That’s more than a single agency can
manage, but if you teach one million people to burn one acre each …
The Bayview-Hunters Point community, city, and state move forward on a first-of-its-kind use of a state park to house the unhoused.
Scientific opinion of beavers has changed over the years, but when it comes to conflict, there’s still not many options.
Most conservation plans assume that protecting land works to help biodiversity. Point Blue scientists decided to check and see.
Is it success if local policies triumph at the expense of environments elsewhere?
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
Looking at the North Livermore Valley, it’s easy to forget that three of California’s largest cities lie less than an hour’s drive away. In late winter and early spring, the rural valley’s open pastures, cradled by rolling hills and dotted … Read more
On October 7 California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the state to create a new California Biodiversity Collaborative and conserve 30 percent of its land and coastal waters by 2030. Conservationists have celebrated the enshrinement of biodiversity preservation among the state’s … Read more
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The Trump administration has waged what I and many other legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental laws for the … Read more