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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/humboldt-county-man-arrested-in-redwood-national-park-poaching-case target=_blank >Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case</a>

News Fix | May 14, 2014

Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case

A suspect has been charged with vandalizing coast redwoods to steal burls prized by collectors and furniture makers.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/05/13/bay-area-wilts-under-record-temps/ target=_blank >Bay Area Wilts Under Record Temps</a>

News Fix | May 13, 2014

Bay Area Wilts Under Record Temps

The mercury rose as high as 97 degrees. Expect the heat to stick around for at least another day. ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/bay-area-hot-smoggy-with-enhanced-fire-danger target=_blank >Bay Area Weather: It’s Hot, Our Air Is Bad, and Watch Out for Fire</a>

News Fix | May 12, 2014

Bay Area Weather: It’s Hot, Our Air Is Bad, and Watch Out for Fire

Don't be deceived by a balmy Monday: Region is in for an early heat wave starting Tuesday. ...Read More

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For San Francisco Bone Collector, Skulls Are a Lifelong Love Affair

KQED Science | May 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

For San Francisco Bone Collector, Skulls Are a Lifelong Love Affair

San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences opens a skull exhibit this week, featuring the work of Ray Bandar, a man who has devoted 60 years to cleaning the skulls and bones of some of California's most beloved animals.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/lowdown/05/12/2014/california-climate-change target=_blank >What Does Climate Change in California Look Like?</a>

The Lowdown | May 12, 2014

What Does Climate Change in California Look Like?

California Environmental Protection Agency (full-size graphic below) Be it torrential rains or severe droughts, huge wildfires or rising sea-levels, every corner of the United States has been — and will continue to be — impacted by the effects of human-induced climate change. That's the scenario presented last week by a ...Read More

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Judge Orders Silicon Valley Billionaire to Testify in Dispute Over Beach

KQED Science | May 8, 2014 | 3 Comments

Judge Orders Silicon Valley Billionaire to Testify in Dispute Over Beach

Venture capitalist expected to appear Monday in case involving access to a popular local beach.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2014/05/07/author-farley-mowat-who-wrote-never-cry-wolf-dies-at-92/ target=_blank >Farley Mowat, Author of ‘Never Cry Wolf,’ Dies at 92</a>

KQED Science | May 8, 2014

Farley Mowat, Author of ‘Never Cry Wolf,’ Dies at 92

Author was an ardent campaigner for environmental causes well into his later years. Read more ... ...Read More

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Fukushima Radiation: None Detected Yet on California Coast

KQED Science | May 7, 2014 | 10 Comments

Fukushima Radiation: None Detected Yet on California Coast

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has not reached the California coastline. Scientists monitoring kelp forests on the West Coast announced their results on Wednesday.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/05/07/stanfords-coal-divestment-environmental-or-financial/ target=_blank >Stanford’s Coal Divestment: Environmental or Financial?</a>

News Fix | May 7, 2014

Stanford’s Coal Divestment: Environmental or Financial?

The school's $18 billion endowment will no longer include coal, an increasingly bad investment. ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2014/05/07/in-oakland-finding-a-safe-place-for-kids-to-play/ target=_blank >In Oakland, Finding a Place for Kids to Play</a>

State of Health | May 7, 2014

In Oakland, Finding a Place for Kids to Play

East Oakland mom was thrilled to find nonprofit group providing a safe outdoor play space. ...read more ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/commercial-salmon-fishing-season-opens-in-california target=_blank >The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California</a>

News Fix | May 7, 2014

The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California

Commercial salmon boats arrive with their first catch of 2014, which promises to be a productive season. ...Read More

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First Sick California Condor Arrives at Oakland Zoo Hospital

KQED Science | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Sick California Condor Arrives at Oakland Zoo Hospital

A California condor is receiving treatment at the Oakland Zoo for lead poisoning. She's the zoo's first condor patient at their animal hospital.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/air-pollution-dispute-west-oakland-army-base target=_blank >Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development</a>

News Fix | May 6, 2014

Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

Neighborhood residents already suffer from high rates of asthma, heart and lung disease, and cancer. ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/video-san-jose-city-hall-falcons target=_blank >Video: San Jose’s City Hall Falcons, Up Close</a>

News Fix | May 5, 2014

Video: San Jose’s City Hall Falcons, Up Close

Watch as a bird researcher drops into the next harboring four young falcons at San Jose City Hall. ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/tioga-road-through-yosemite-national-park-reopens target=_blank >More No-Snow News from the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens</a>

News Fix | May 2, 2014

More No-Snow News from the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens

Yosemite opens the high-country highway, the third-earliest date traffic has resumed on the route. ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/final-sierra-nevada-snow-survey-finds-just-bare-ground target=_blank >Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow</a>

News Fix | May 1, 2014

Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

State officials say water supply in mountains is just 18 percent of average for the date. ...Read More

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NOAA Expedition Finds Asphalt Volcanic ‘Tar Lilies’ in Gulf of Mexico

KQED Science | May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

NOAA Expedition Finds Asphalt Volcanic ‘Tar Lilies’ in Gulf of Mexico

A research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico has stumbled on a field of beautiful natural sculptures made of asphalt on the sea floor.

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With Levee Breached, Tides Return to Novato Wetland; Watch Video

KQED Science | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Levee Breached, Tides Return to Novato Wetland; Watch Video

For more than two decades, environmental groups and numerous agencies have worked to restore the wetlands at the former Hamilton Army Airfield. On Friday, the project achieved a significant milestone.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/04/24/life-of-the-california-delta-farmers-fishermen-and-a-mailman/ target=_blank >Faces of the Delta: Farmers, Fishermen and a Mailman by Boat</a>

News Fix | April 25, 2014

Faces of the Delta: Farmers, Fishermen and a Mailman by Boat

Stretching east of the Bay Area to Stockton and north to Sacramento lies California's delta — a puzzle of waterways and islands surrounding lush farmland. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers converge here. With a system of channels, gates and pumps built over a century, it's become the center of California's ...Read More

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Celebrating Earth Day and the Bay Trail’s 25th Anniversary Through Photos and an Epic Hike

KQED Science | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrating Earth Day and the Bay Trail’s 25th Anniversary Through Photos and an Epic Hike

Earth Day is the perfect time to celebrate our connection to the land and bay around us, along with the 25th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Find out more from the East Bay Regional Park District's Sharol Nelson-Embry.

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