The plants that grow on this 2,400-acre island amid a sea of city—including these four endemic manzanita species—help make San Bruno Mountain a world biological hotspot.
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Upon the publication of our 20th anniversary issue, editor-in-chief Victoria Schlesinger reflects on the past twenty years and looks forward to the next twenty.
An immersive sculpture of a golden eagle will honor the history and culture of the Muwekma Ohlone community.
How does wildfire ash affect the organisms in our waterways? Since plankton form the foundation of our coastal ecosystems, what happens if their equilibrium is disrupted?
What might seem like a haphazard assemblage of forest debris belies a very complicated interior design.
Until recently, Sonoma County was the farthest south it had ever been seen, about 80 miles north of Stevens Creek. What the heck?
Smoke changes as it ages, with implications for human health.
Its face might have inspired the monster Alien Queen. Phronima lives like it.
Half Moon Bay is a great place to see an elusive small carnivore.
After dipping below its potential “extinction threshold,” the beloved butterfly population crashed again in 2020.