The San Francisco Bay is our region's dominant geographic feature.

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What Lurks Beneath

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A small research team sets out in the search for a potential ocean killer. But in this unusual year, nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.

Gray Whale marine plastics art tile designed by Lee's son Thatcher

Shaping Ocean Plastic into Awareness

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Engaging kids in art is second nature to renowned environmental artist and mom Lee Lee, whose collaborative art tiles project, DEBRIS, sprung out of her concern for her newborn son Thatcher’s future in a world overrun by single-use plastics.

San Francisco Bay: The Ocean’s Watershed

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When it comes to the water in the San Francisco Bay, the ocean doesn’t get nearly the credit it deserves. A UC Davis researcher and self-described “ocean evangelist” is trying to change that.