Does a Bear Sow Seeds in the Woods? In Alaska, Shoot YeahResearch shows that brown and black bears are primary distributors of small fruit seeds in southeast Alaska, spreading the seeds through their excrement.
Volunteers Document Health of Marine Life on California Coast in 'BioBlitz'The California Academy of Sciences is calling all citizen scientists to help document the biodiversity of the California coast.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Leads Rare Species' Comeback In San FranciscoA rare, native California butterfly is making a comeback in San Francisco. thanks to a dedicated biologist at the Academy of Sciences.
Nevada Biologist Sues Lake Tahoe Bear Activists For DefamationA Nevada biologist is suing bear-protection advocates at Lake Tahoe he accuses of harassing and threatening him through a social media campaign portraying him as a bear murderer.
Butterfly Long-Vanished From SF Presidio Is Re-IntroducedThe habitat for the Variable Checkerspot was wiped out when the Presidio was a U.S. Army post from 1846 to 1994.
Dead Redwoods Felled To Restore Salmon Habitat In Lagunitas CreekThe redwood logs will form deep pools that stay cool even in summer to help sensitive fish survive.
Lake Tahoe Underwater Researchers Unveil FindingsMembers of the Undersea Voyager Project have made 58 submersible dives and 33 scuba dives in Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake to train for an upcoming circling of the world's oceans.
Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
SF Zoo Biologists Release Endangered Frogs Into High Sierra LakesThe two-year-old frogs were initially collected as eggs from a nearby lake system and raised at the zoo.
eBay Auction Gives Public The Opportunity To Name A New Moth SpeciesAn auction on eBay allows the public to name a new insect.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
Floating Robot Tech Lets You Track Great White Sharks Swimming Along California Coast In Real TimeFor the first time ever, online and in real time, scientists as well as the public can detect and track the locations of white sharks along California's central coast.