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SCIENCE NEWS: Building upon 50 years of interagency ecological science in the Bay-Delta; Conserving freshwater biodiversity in the Anthropocene; Witness trees tell how ecosystems of Silicon Valley have changed; Understanding ocean changes and climate just got harder; and more …

Building upon 50 years of interagency ecological science in the Bay-Delta:  "This year marks a significant milestone for the Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) – now nine state and federal agencies that first... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: Unloved and unstudied: Learning more about Lamprey; Summer-run steelhead: “top athletes” and “extraordinary” and “inspiring animal”; The value of inland fisheries; We’ve been systematically underestimating sea otters’ historical habitat; and more …

Unloved and unstudied: Learning more about Lamprey:  "Lamprey may tread the line between ugly and downright frightening, but these underappreciated fish play similar ecological roles as the salmon that always s... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: 2019 was 2nd hottest year on record for Earth say NOAA, NASA; Marine heatwave known as ‘the blob’ killed a million US seabirds; Modeling the fall-run chinook salmon lifecycle; Response to fire impacts water levels 40 years into future; and more …

Gymnosperm Stem: Three Year Pinus: Photo by Berkshire Community College In science news this week: 2019 was 2nd hottest year on record for Earth say NOAA, NASA; Pacific Ocean marine heatwave known as 'the blo... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: Federal court stops longline fishing to protect turtles; How we can live with humpback whales in SF Bay; San Diego’s native Hermes Copper Butterfly proposed for listing; Washington considers breaching Lower Snake River dams; Catastrophic wildfires in southeastern Australia; and more…

Hermes Copper Butterfly Source: Wiki Commons In science news this week: Federal court stops longline fishing to protect turtles; How we can live with humpback whales in San Francisco Bay; Meet the deep-diving... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: California, climate change and the trauma of the last decade; Los Angeles may store water under a lake drained to fill its faucets; Extending El Niño event predictions to a year; Pollution in Polish rivers and the cucumber solution; and more …

Owens Lake Source: Wiki Commons In science news this week: California, climate change and the trauma of the last decade; Los Angeles may store water under a lake drained to fill its faucets; Sustainable Sword... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: Bringing sea otters back to San Francisco Bay; 100 years of tiny seashells reveal alarming trend threatening West Coast seafood; Earthquake early warning system sends first public alert to smartphones in California; and more …

Foraminifera Source In science news this week: Bringing sea otters back to San Francisco Bay; 100 years of tiny seashells reveal alarming trend threatening West Coast seafood; A milestone: Earthquake early wa... Read More...