The Ecology Center has been following and gathering information on FEMA’s controversial fire management plan for the East Bay hills. Bay Nature has published a thoughtful article about the issue. We look forward to hearing more from reporter Dan Rademacher on topics touched upon in the comments section, such as Garlon’s affects on amphibians and… Read more »
If you look around you right now, how much plastic do you see? Plastics can be a part of nearly everything we buy, whether a new digital device or a box of cereal. As plastic becomes more abundant, it may feel like you have no choice but to join the rising plastic tide.
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This week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it measured carbon dioxide levels at over 400 parts per million in our atmosphere. Scientists say the last time CO2 levels were this high was three to five million years ago, when the planet as a whole was much hotter. This new level follows… Read more »
The Natural Resources Committee of the California Assembly voted yesterday to move forward three bills that would place restrictions on fracking. The yes votes came from the five Democrats sitting on the committee. Nancy Skinner (serving the East Bay in the 15th District), Mark Stone (serving Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties in the 29th District),… Read more »
Each year, thousands of school aged children in the US are taught “both sides of the climate change controversy,” with school boards in over a dozen states having passed policies categorizing climate change along with evolution and human cloning as “controversial science.” Join us for a panel discussion with leaders in the field of climate… Read more »