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Bay Nature magazineJanuary-March 2016

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The Language of Sparrows

January 20, 2016 by Kim Todd

San Francisco white-crowned sparrows have their own dialects. As the city gets louder, those dialects are disappearing.

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Should National Parks Allow Air Tours?

October 12, 2011 by Paul Epstein

Two air tour operators got a provisional green light for low-flying air tours over the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes. Meanwhile, a long-term Air Tour Management Plan is in the works. As the October 21 public comment deadline approaches, some environmentalists say air tours have no place in parks, while tour operators say they offer access to people who might not otherwise see the parks.

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Marine Protected Areas

July 01, 2008 by Aleta George

Seaflow would like to see vessel no-traffic zones and ocean noise pollution regulations included in the redesign of the state’s ...

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Ocean Noise Pollution

July 01, 2008 by Aleta George

We hadn’t yet reached the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, but we were far enough outside the Golden ...

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