environment

It’s time to reconsider risky plan to eradicate rodents on the Farallones

About 30 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge lie a small group islands known as the Farallones.

 

Finding out why sea stars are disappearing from the San Francisco coast

Six years ago, if you had poked your head under the water off the California coast, you might have seen vibrant populations of ochre and sunflower sea stars.

  • Apr 7, 2019

 

Obama designates 2 new national monuments in the West

Further burnishing his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated two…

 

City urges residents to recycle Christmas trees

San Francisco officials today held the city's 30th annual Christmas tree chipping…

Bay Area air quality enforcers remind public to use fireplaces mindfully this holiday

Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding people that burning wood…

Golden Gate Audubon Society hosting annual bird count

An annual bird counting event will be taking place on Dec. 27,…

Environmental review docs released for controversial Delta tunnel plan

Thousands of pages of environmental review documents were released today on the…

UPDATE: $2.8M lawsuit filed against private island club for environmental violations

A lawsuit has been filed against Point Buckler Club and its owner…

California’s state agencies seek to make water conservation methods permanent

A water conservation plan was released by State agencies Nov 30 to achieve long-term…

Sierra Club launches new partnership with focus on housing displacement

A new partnership was announced Wednesday between the Sierra Club and Causa Justa::Just…

Caltrain begins 3-month construction project in anticipation of system electrification

Work will begin this week on the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP), a system-improvement…

A little buzz could make a big impact in San Francisco

Environmentalism can seem out of touch. Take, for example, the Board of…

Fines, foodies and Airbnb could get San Francisco closer to ‘Zero Waste’

San Franciscans don’t all cheer for the Giants, stand in line for…

Police, pollution choking lives in the Bayview

Last December, police shot Mario Woods, a black man carrying a kitchen…

When will San Francisco see the final straw?

San Francisco is light-years ahead of other American towns when it comes…

Scientists study incurable tree disease in San Mateo County

There is nothing sudden about stopping Sudden Oak Death. But a group…

Rec and Park exposing children to potentially cancerous material

For years, city officials have assured San Francisco that it’s safe for…

Picture this: A clean and healthy Bay

Confronting climate change is hard work. A first step is to be…

Climate change could further delay crab season

When the state delayed our local Dungeness crab season last November, San…

Why the green mothers movement matters

San Francisco is friggin’ beautiful. Obviously, there are the spectacular views from…