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A Story About Once and Future California, Written in the Rings of Redwoods

February 08, 2017 by Lucy Kang

Why would a scientist count a quarter of a million redwood tree rings?

 

What Honeybees Have Taught Me About Xenophobia

January 31, 2017 by Benjamin Eichorn

Opinion: The American democratic experiment and the survival of the planet may depend on overcoming our fear of foreigners

 

Naturalist’s Notebook: Good Algae Gone Bad

January 01, 2017 by John Muir Laws

Blue-green algae has made some Bay Area ponds dangerous

 

Old Giants: The Last Days of Oakland’s Redwoods

January 01, 2017 by Sylvia Linsteadt

An excerpt from Sylvia Lindsteadt’s Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area on the logging of the East Bay’s redwood trees.

 

The San Francisco Bay is One of the Most Remarkable, Overlooked Stories of Nature in the 21st Century

January 01, 2017 by Eric Simons

How did so many people come to see the Bay as lifeless, or as negative space to drive over?

 

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