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Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

June 29, 2014 | 9:00 am

Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

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Burl poaching is a growing environmental crime that is prompting alarm, and a crackdown.

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At 150, Yosemite’s Roots Go Deep

June 27, 2014 | 3:53 pm

At 150, Yosemite’s Roots Go Deep

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It’s been 150 years since Lincoln preserved Yosemite, and the park is celebrating by boosting conservation efforts.

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Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

June 23, 2014 | 11:15 am

Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

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Man pleaded guilty to felony charge as parks fight wave of vandalism targeting ancient trees.

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As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

June 23, 2014 | 9:45 am

As Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought

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‘Crisis mode’ in Central Valley as some farmers increase groundwater pumping at possible expense to neighbors. Read more …

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Modified Water Bond Measure May Finally Go Before Voters in November

June 18, 2014 | 7:00 am

Modified Water Bond Measure May Finally Go Before Voters in November

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A new version of a water bond slated for the 2010 ballot may finally go before voters in November.

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Interactive Map: How Sea Level Rise Could Swamp Coastal Communities

June 16, 2014 | 9:30 am

Interactive Map: How Sea Level Rise Could Swamp Coastal Communities

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Rising seas will likely lead to unprecedented flooding along parts of California’s coast within 20 to 60 years, according to a new report. Read more …

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California Drought Dries Up Honey Supply

June 16, 2014 | 8:45 am

California Drought Dries Up Honey Supply

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With mountain wildflowers lying dormant, some beekeepers are trying just to keep their bees alive. Read more …

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Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

June 16, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

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A new effort to highlight the connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere. Read more …

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State’s Not Ready for Influx of Oil Trains, Says Report

June 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

State’s Not Ready for Influx of Oil Trains, Says Report

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Fiery derailments elsewhere indicate need for greater accident prevention and emergency preparation.

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Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

June 12, 2014 | 7:30 am

Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

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A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.

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