After dipping below its potential “extinction threshold,” the beloved butterfly population crashed again in 2020.
Timely news, art, ideas and science from the natural world of Northern California.
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
Fewer human visitors this spring and summer allowed snowy plovers to relax on California beaches.
Pandemic, civil rights protests, fires, election, and oh yes, possibly the second driest calendar year on record.
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
Is commercial agriculture part of Point Reyes National Seashore’s essential character?
“Ropeless” gear won’t work, a second-generation crab fisherman says.
San Francisco records back-to-back fully dry Octobers for the second time in 170 years.
Can crows help explain human interest and rituals surrounding death?
What does it even mean to live in a fire-risk zone now?