Bay Nature stories about the Pacific Ocean.

Leptasterias

The Smallest Stars Have Gone Out

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More than 20 species of sea star suffered in a disease outbreak that started in 2013. But in many places in the Bay Area, one small star hasn’t returned.

rainbow seaweed

An Artist Finds the Life Lessons of Seaweed

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If you’ve ever stepped into a certain kind of beach town gift shop on the Northern California coast, you are likely familiar with Josie Iselin’s work: an artist, Iselin creates slim coffee table books filled with detailed, dramatically lit photographs … Read more