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Hunt for San Francisco Bay Shark Killer Zeroes in on a Suspect

August 14, 2017 by Eric Simons

A protozoan pathogen appears to have killed thousands of sharks, rays and fish in the San Francisco Bay this spring.

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Ask The Naturalist: Why Are There Humpback Whales In the San Francisco Bay Right Now?

July 18, 2017 by Bill Keener

Good news: there are likely more whales in the Bay because there are more whales overall.

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Sharks Are Dying By the Hundreds in San Francisco Bay

May 02, 2017 by Eric Simons

Leopard sharks and bat rays are dying by the hundreds and washing ashore all around the Bay. A pathologist at the California Department Fish and Wildlife thinks he may know why.

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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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Bay Area Nature’s All-Hands-On-Deck Moment

January 01, 2017 by David Loeb

The Bay is healthier now than it has been at any time in the past 50 years. And that’s because people in this century decided to work together across disciplines and institutional boundaries to reverse the damage done over the previous two centuries.

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Meet Bay Nature’s 2017 Local Heroes

November 02, 2016 by Bay Nature Staff

Bay Nature Institute announces its 4 Local Hero Award winners for 2017.

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What Lurks Beneath

February 08, 2016 by Brendan Buhler

A small research team sets out in the search for a potential ocean killer. But in this unusual year, nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.

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A New Haven for the Leopard Shark

April 17, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin

Leopard sharks are a shallow-water coastal species, with a range extending from southern Oregon to southern Baja California. They are the most abundant shark species in the San Francisco Bay.

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Counting Harbor Porpoises with Carbon Currency

February 19, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt

San Francisco Bay's waters have clearly become popular with the porpoises. What researchers want to know now is: What does that mean about the Bay ecosystem itself?

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Sailor’s Guide Nature Guide

July 09, 2013 by John Muir Laws

Jack Laws brings us a guide SF Bay wildlife just in time for the America's Cup.

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