SCIENCE NEWS: Chinook salmon flocking to revitalized San Joaquin River; California power shutdowns raise air pollution worries; Our energy grid is vulnerable. Locally sourced power may be the answer; On the Northwest’s Snake River, the case for dam removal grows; and more …

In science news this week: Chinook Salmon Flocking to Revitalized San Joaquin River; California power shutdowns raise air pollution worries; Our energy grid is vulnerable. Locally sourced power may be the answer; On the Northwest’s Snake River, the Case for Dam Removal Grows; Ancient Maya canals and fields show early and extensive impacts on tropical forests;  Researchers map the evolutionary […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Otherworldly worms with three sexes discovered in Mono Lake: Valley Fever the Focus of Public Event; Collapse of desert bird populations likely due to heat stress from climate change; and more …

In science news this week: Otherworldly worms with three sexes discovered in Mono Lake: Valley Fever the Focus of Public Event; Collapse of desert bird populations likely due to heat stress from climate change; How Monarch Butterflies Evolved to Eat a Poisonous Plant; Hurricane Dorian Was Worthy of a Category 6 Rating; Restoring Emiquon’s “Wetland of Dreams”; and more… Otherworldly […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: The largest land sale in California; 240 cubic miles of magma was just discovered beneath California’s supervolcano; The birds come back to the Bay; New proposal for expanded killer whale critical habitat; and more …

  In science news this week:  The Largest Land Sale in California; 240 Cubic Miles Of Magma Was Just Discovered Beneath California’s Supervolcano; The Birds Come Back to the Bay; New proposal for expanded killer whale critical habitat reflects latest science; Warm It Up: Balancing The Needs Of Sturgeon, Salmon, And Humans; and more… The Largest Land Sale in California […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Paiute cutthroat trout reintroduced to native habitat; Machine learning aims to improve water management; As temperatures change, what organisms move north to California?; Can AI keep L.A.’s water flowing post-earthquake?; and more …

In science news this week: Paiute Cutthroat Trout Reintroduced to Native Habitat in High Sierra Wilderness; Machine learning aims to improve water management in dryland agricultural ecosystems; As Temperatures Change, What Organisms Move North to California?; Irrigation sources used by cannabis cultivators in Northern California; The next big effort in AI: keeping L.A.’s water flowing post-earthquake; New $100M Innovation Hub […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Providing flows for fish; Managing a non-native Delta ecosystem; Rare California trout species returns to native habitat; New proposal for expanded killer whale critical habitat reflects latest science; and more …

In science news this week: Providing Flows for Fish; Managing a Non-Native Delta Ecosystem; Rare California trout species returns to native habitat; New proposal for expanded killer whale critical habitat reflects latest science; How rock expands near soil surface in Southern Sierra Nevada; Salt marshes’ capacity to store carbon may be threatened by nitrogen pollution; Are existing laws enough to cope […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Climate change and competition reduce freshwater rearing in salmon; South Sacto habitat plan balances urban growth with open space; DWR to study removal methods of highly-invasive plant in Suisun Marsh; Pulse flows planned for Owens River Gorge; and more …

In science news this week: Climate Change and Competition Reduce Freshwater Rearing in Salmon; Creating a legacy for South Sacramento: Habitat conservation plan balances urban growth with open space; DWR Awarded Prop 1 Grant to Study Removal Methods of Highly-Invasive Plant in Suisun Marsh; A special weir for special fish; Pulse Flows Expected to Boost Brown Trout Fishery in Owens […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Improving habitat at the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve; Drone use in fisheries research; A new way to measure how water moves; New viruses discovered in endangered wild Pacific salmon populations; and more …

In science news this week: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners are working to improve habitat at the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve; Flying High: Drone Use in Fisheries Research; As temperatures rise, more California forests will burn; A New Way to Measure How Water Moves; New viruses discovered in endangered wild Pacific salmon populations; Seaweed farming as a […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Scientists pinpoint parasite killing sea otters; SF Zoo brings red-legged frogs back to Yosemite; Beaver reintroduction key to solving freshwater biodiversity crisis; How algal blooms affect coastal systems; and more …

In science news this week: What’s Killing Sea Otters? Scientists Pinpoint Parasite Strain Genetic Link Found Between Deadly Pathogen and Wild and Feral Cats on Land; Bird Bonanza: Sooty Shearwater Migration; San Francisco Zoo brings red-legged frogs back to Yosemite; Radio show: Managing Shasta Dam For Cold- and Warm-Water Fish; Beaver reintroduction key to solving freshwater biodiversity crisis; Tiny Toxins: […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon, study finds; New maps show how little is left of West Coast estuaries; Understanding how fish deal with drought; Blue vs. green: The color of water policy; and more …

In science news this week: Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon, study finds; New maps show how little is left of West Coast estuaries; Understanding How Fish Deal with Drought; The crash of the kelp forests; New Technologies Reducing Uncertainty in Estimation of River Flow; Are we really protecting rivers from pollution? It’s hard […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Back-to-back low snow years will become more common; New mapping reveals lost West Coast estuary habitat; Voracious flowers of the tidepool; Fear of human voices can shape an ecosystem; Do salmon make decisions as a group?; and more …

In science news this week: Back-to-back low snow years will become more common; New mapping reveals lost West Coast estuary habitat; Voracious Flowers of the Tidepool; Ocean Acidification Alters Salmon’s Sense of Smell; Fear of Human Voices Can Shape an Ecosystem; Do Salmon Make Decisions as a Group?; Airborne Plastic Is Blowing All the Way to the Arctic; and more […]

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