Posts Tagged ‘environment’
Small rodents are being blamed for the release of dangerous toxins into San Francisco Bay.
Lake Tahoe’s famously clear waters could be imperiled by development after building rules were relaxed.
Clouds of pollution blanketed a Chinese city famed for its annual ice festival Monday, cutting visibility to about 30 feet.
A Marin grand jury has recommended a plastic bag ban be extended throughout the county.
Just as the Bay Area is heating up, the Park Service announces Muir Beach will shut this summer.
Seal pup season has officially started with cute baby seals beginning to appear all along the Sonoma County Coast.
A new Field Poll indicates 64 percent of Golden State residents support legal action to save the planet.
If the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejects Drakes Bay’s final appeal to stay open, oyster prices might skyrocket.
Thousands of people gathered on the waterfront Sunday demanding the Obama administration confront climate change.
After years of scrambling for funding, it looks like San Francisco has slammed the brakes on its electric taxi initiative.
In celebration of World Wetlands Day, several Bay Area wetlands officially became the nation’s 35th “wetland of importance”.
President Barack Obama vowed to make climate change a priority as he was sworn in Monday on the steps of the Capitol.
President Obama’s renewed promises to protect the Earth’s climate are up against some frozen-solid political positions.
A new study shows the Bay Area ranks No. 15 on a list of the top 25 metro regions with the best air quality.
The sleek new glass tower at Golden Gate and Polk is set to be the greenest building in the country. But being green also means spending green.
A group of Bay Area kids are petitioning Crayola to start recycling their used plastic pens.
A dry winter and spring could bring dangerous fire conditions across parched California this summer.
The scrub jay, a bird common to the Bay Area, may be packing up to find a new, quieter home.
Depending on who you believe, California is either winning or failing in its battle against air pollution.
Like a tragic message in a bottle, debris from the tsunami that ravaged Japan last year is slowly and steadily floating to the West Coast.
Don’t party around your plants — new research suggests the noise might affect them.
A new study has broken the bad news of just how much garbage ends up flowing into the San Francisco Bay each year.