It wasn’t until the federal government took away several of my favorite fisheries, and access to my favorite spots, that I fully comprehended what I had previously taken for granted … The ocean is, or was once, a public trust … Read more
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Phragmatopoma californica breathes over its entire body, poops from near its mouth, and reproduces with other worms despite living inside a tube.
A reader notices more fox squirrels and less native western grays.
California wants to go carbon negative. But even policymakers tend to overlook the best way to get there.
A new report urges the Bay Area’s communities to work together against sea level rise.
As technology and seafloor maps improve, a new picture of California’s undersea life emerges
They’re one of the most sought-after edible mushrooms in the world. At least 10 species live in the Bay Area.
Fascinating creatures, miniature works of art, critical links in the web of life — bugs are so much more than pests.
A number of sensational new papers warn of a global insect die-off. Has the apocalypse arrived in Northern California?
This story was originally published at High Country News (hcn.org) on April 19, 2019 Gregg Castro first roamed the Santa Lucia Mountains at the age of 8, going out with his father to hunt deer and wild pigs in the … Read more