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Historic Shipwreck in San Francisco Bay Rediscovered

KQED Science | April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Historic Shipwreck in San Francisco Bay Rediscovered

A long-lost 19th century shipwreck on the bottom of San Francisco Bay is again on the map. Scientists recently re-discovered it using sonar.

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Memo to Bay Area Sea Rise Planners: Situation Serious But Not Hopeless

KQED Science | December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Memo to Bay Area Sea Rise Planners: Situation Serious But Not Hopeless

San Mateo County faces up to its high-water future--and gets some tips from one of climate adaptation's go-to guys.

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What’s the State of the San Francisco Estuary?

KQED Science | October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

What’s the State of the San Francisco Estuary?

The 11th biennial "State of the Estuary" conference is bringing scientists, researchers and resource managers together to share their latest projects and findings next week.

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Can Sea Otters Make a Comeback in the San Francisco Bay?

KQED Science | September 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

Can Sea Otters Make a Comeback in the San Francisco Bay?

Sea otters once inhabited the San Francisco Bay. Learn about a new study at Elkhorn Slough that holds some hope for re-establishing otters in our estuary someday.

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Sand Mining in San Francisco Bay to Replenish Alameda’s Crown Beach

KQED Science | August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sand Mining in San Francisco Bay to Replenish Alameda’s Crown Beach

Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda is set to be replenished in a long-awaited project to replace sand lost in high storm years. Learn about the beach and sand mining in San Francisco Bay.

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Fascinating Facts About Sevengill Sharks

KQED Science | August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fascinating Facts About Sevengill Sharks

Celebrate our bay's top predators and learn about a recent study of local Sevengill Sharks.

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How the Bay’s Natural Buffers Can Help Defend Us From Sea Level Rise

KQED Science | July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

How the Bay’s Natural Buffers Can Help Defend Us From Sea Level Rise

When it comes to protecting people and property from rising sea levels and catastrophic storms, it turns out that Mother Nature can often provide a better solution than an expensive engineering project.

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Bay Area Wetlands Slowly Drowning as Seas Rise

KQED Science | May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Wetlands Slowly Drowning as Seas Rise

Rising seas could claim nearly all of San Francisco Bay's remaining wetlands, threatening key infrastructure and protected species.

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