Fewer human visitors this spring and summer allowed snowy plovers to relax on California beaches.
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Pandemic, fires, election, and oh yes, possibly the second driest calendar year on record.
“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?
One million acres. It seems an astounding number for a single fire. Even many fire scientists, who know full well that fire belongs in these forests, struggled to contain their surprise at how large the August Complex fire in the … Read more
Burns have varied in intensity throughout the Bay Area, leading to different ecological effects.
To prevent megafires, we need more fire. But that also means learning more about smoke.
Wildlife can give people new diseases. But we can also give them back.