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San Francisco tries to change the conditions that once made it famous for butterfly extinction
Quails can be found in a wide variety of habitats throughout California and the Bay Area, from scrublands to oak forests. They even sometimes wander into suburbs.
Why was it so cold this winter? Temperatures this February in the Bay Area were colder than we’ve been accustomed to as of late, and this will go down as the coolest February in 30 years for some locations. But … Read more
Ospreys have made a spectacular recovery from chemical pollution, guns and traps, thanks to many dedicated conservationists and an amazing ability to thrive in close quarters with humans.
A mycologist’s perspective on the spread of a deadly poisonous mushroom across the United States.
Learn about the small snail Crepidula fornicata, the anemone whose babies crawl out its mouth, and gymnastic barnacle sex.
What most of us call “butterflies” are in fact just the fleeting last life stage of a creature with only one remaining purpose.
There’s deep joy in articulating reality, the poems in this new collection make clear—the simple reward of seeing the world as it is.
In a dark year, citizen science can shine a light on the natural world — and on humanity.