No whale watch boat captain worth his or her salt is going to guarantee a whale sighting on any particular trip. But Captain Joe Nazar and the rest of the San Francisco Whale Tours crew on the good ship Kitty … Read more
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A new podcast highlights local climate activism.
The emotional toll of drought and climate anxiety, as expressed in animated GIFs on a weather discussion blog.
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