Parks improve health and fight climate change. But not all parks affect a community in the same way — and the question is: “Who’s it for?”
Are surf scoters disappearing from the San Francisco Bay? Or from the world?
State investigators will begin testing a mystery substance that has killed or injured more than 200 seabirds in the San Francisco Bay.
A pioneering experiment in the East Bay shows how mushrooms can reduce toxins or harmful microbes in the water supply
Water officials said they were concerned that ground squirrel tunnels were sending toxins into the San Francisco Bay.
Richard James, who keeps the beaches of Point Reyes as litter-free as he can, has an obsessive eye for the discordant note of trash. His life as a park volunteer comes with a lesson: You learn strange things when you pick up after the world.
Point Molate Beach Park reopened at sunrise Monday morning after being closed for more than a decade due to budget woes.
From the journal of Brian Kallen, who describes his journey through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The state is considering new regs on fracking, which could create a new oil boom in California, in a swathe stretching form the Bay Area to Los Angeles.
Aramburu Island sounds like it might be in the South Pacific, and until recently, it was about as noticed locally as some distant atoll. But then in 2007, in the wake of an oil spill, folks from Tiburon Audubon discovered that this humble island in Richardson Bay was a major refuge for injured birds. Now, they’re hoping to make it good habitat for healthy birds and other wildlife too.