The S. F. Chronicle reports There’s hope for the endangered southern sea otter population, according to a study out of Sonoma State University that predicts the population could more than triple from about 3,000 to 10,000 if the animals were to repopulate the San Francisco Bay. But there’s one big — and honestly pretty terrifying — […]
Center for Biological Diversity News Release The California Fish and Game Commission today approved California Endangered Species Act protections for five of six populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog, a species that has disappeared from more than 50% of its historic habitat in the state. The decision responds to a 2016 petition by the Center […]
Three men were charged Friday with trying to smuggle thousands of California succulents to South Korea, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The South Korean nationals pulled the live Dudleya succulents out of the ground at remote state parks in Northern California in 2018, took them to a nursery in San Diego and then transported the plants to a commercial exporter in Compton with the intention of using a fraudulently obtained certificate to ship the plants to South Korea, prosecutors […]
NPR reports In California, fines are being levied against winemakers who violate environmental laws, but activists say they are a drop in the bucket compared to the damage. Read story at Wine Moguls Destroy Land And Pay Small Fines As Cost Of Business, Say Activists : The Salt : NPR
Environmental regulations requiring releases of millions of acre-feet of water over the last decade have failed to improve the Delta ecosystem, including multiple endangered fish populations.
Parrots are one of the most beloved and sought-after bird species around the world and are native to South America, Africa, and Australia. They are admired for their colorful feathers, cunning intelligence, and witty personalities; and it is for these reasons why they are popular in the international pet trade. But just like any captive […]
MONTEREY — Ventana Wildlife Society, a nonprofit known for recovering populations of California condors and bald eagles in Central California, became a licensed ammunition vendor earlier this year to ensure its free nonlead ammunition program complies with new state laws. Ventana Wildlife Society began providing free non-lead ammunition to residents of Monterey, San Benito, San […]