Bigger Wildfires, Animal Die-Offs Predicted If California Drought Extends To 2017A new report by the Public Policy Institute of California non-profit think-tank paints that distressing picture of California for the next two years if the state's driest four years on record stretches further into the future.
Dead Anchovies Found In Monterey Marina Hours After Aeration System Turned On, But Cause Remains UnclearSome anchovies died off at the Monterey Marina Thursday and city officials are looking for a cause.
San Francisco Rec & Park Helping To Bring Back Backyard BeesNews of record numbers of bees dying off in North America has in part led to a movement where residents are learning to raise bees in their own backyards and San Francisco is no exception.
Ocean Oxygen 'Dead Zones' Causing Drop In Fish Numbers, Diversity Off West CoastConcerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.
'Ebola' Level Threat To Northern California Salmon Forces Release Of More WaterFederal officials have released water reserves to combat the growing threat from a drought-fed parasite that a fisheries spokesman called the "Ebola" of salmon and which could result in a "die-off" to the state's fragile salmon population.
Expert Says Predators Are Likely Cause Of Massive Anchovy Die-Off In Santa Cruz At least 30 tons of fish have been scooped out of the water since Wednesday night's die-off.
Animal Update: What’s Causing Millions Of Starfish To Die Along The Pacific Coast? In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.
Officials Testing Whether Carp Die-Off At Lake Mendocino Is Possibly Due To Koi Herpes VirusHundreds of dead carp have littered the shores of Lake Mendocino, closing it off to swimming for the time being.
Abalone Deaths Along Sonoma County Coastline Blamed On Microscopic Sea CreatureThe death of tens of thousands of abalone along the Bay Area’s coastline is being blamed on a microscopic sea creature.
Heavy Rains May Be Cause Of Bay Area Shark DeathsState biologists say they think they know what may have killed over 100 leopard sharks in the Bay Area in recent weeks - heavy rain diluting the bay's salinity.
State Investigating Shark Die-Off On Peninsula ShoresState wildlife officials were investigating why dozens of dead sharks have been washing up on the western shore of San Francisco Bay.
Dead Leopard Sharks Found In Redwood City LagoonsResearchers said Friday they are baffled why a dozen leopard sharks died in tide pools and sloughs off Redwood City over the last several days.