BIL and IRA spending on nature in the greater San Francisco Bay Area has topped $1 billion, according to Bay Nature’s most recent tally for our Wild Billions project.
Researchers and water agencies are searching for ways to lower the risk of another worst-case bloom by reducing the amount of nutrients in the Bay.
Meet BIL and IRA—two federal bills with forgettable names that belie their enormous potential impact on the environment.
We’re examining a potentially transformational amount of money flowing to Bay Area nature from the Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
6PPD-quinone comes from a long-used chemical that will be hard to replace in tires. But green infrastructure like “living levees” may help trap it.
Up to a half-billion birds migrate across the U.S. each night, cloaked in darkness. BirdCast helps you see what they’re doing.
Rodents can weaken critical river levees. Instead of poisoning them, leading to ripple effects up the food chain, levee managers on the Pajaro River are encouraging raptors to patrol the area.
In San Francisco’s southeastern side, city officials see a crown jewel for a remade waterfront park. But will the people who live there see the same thing?
Last March, Richmond officials announced that they’d chosen SunCal to develop a housing and renovation project on Point Molate, a small headland just north of the Richmond Bridge. The project has vocal opponents who, among other concerns, worry over the … Read more
Sea level rise has a gotcha-from-
behind twin: rising groundwater. It’s already here. And some experts
maintain, we’re not ready for it.