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Letter to the Editor: Protecting Diversity Is the Opposite of Xenophobia

February 23, 2017 by Doug Johnson

Some non-native species are okay. But not all of them.

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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

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A Natural History of That Little Yellow Flower That’s Everywhere Right Now

March 11, 2015 by Chelsea Leu

Oxalis provides a delightful burst of yellow color in the spring. Also, it's eating the entire Bay Area alive.

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French Broom and An Earth Day Message of Resilience

April 22, 2014 by Autumn Sartain

Removing French broom might as well be a message for Earth Day 2014 — pull the weeds is your backyard, however intractable they might be.

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Biologists remove disease-spreading invasive frogs from Golden Gate Park

July 22, 2013 by Jackson Mauze

The "bubonic plague" of amphibian diseases is being carried by an invasive frog that's turned up in Golden Gate Park.

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Bay Area native plants play it safe, biologically speaking

March 14, 2013 by Jacoba Charles

Bay Area plant species bloom to their own tune. Our plants are always sending something out, but they've also learned to play it safe.

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Finding my Charlie Brown perfect at San Pedro Headlands

November 27, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

The San Pedro Headlands offers up the ultimate solution in "sustainable" Christmas trees -- restoring coastal scrubland by removing Monterey pine. My tree was a little short of perfect, but one to remember. (Alison Hawkes)

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Marine vomit threatens Drakes Estero

November 26, 2012 by Heather Mack

"Marine vomit" can be as vile as it sounds. The invasive marine invertebrate is fueling the debate about the future of Drakes Estero in time for this week's ruling on oyster farming.

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San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Invasive Spartina Project is a coordinated regional effort among local, state and federal organizations dedicated to preserving California's extraordinary coastal biological resources through the elimination of introduced species of Spartina (cordgrass).

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