Ecology

Sea Stars

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.

07/28/2014

Rim Fire

Scientists Find Yosemite Rim Fire Left Behind A Sierra Moonscape

A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.

09/18/2013

Coho Fingerlings

Ecologists Lead Salmon Spawning Tours In Marin County

Recent heavy rains have left local creeks in Marin County swollen, and one Marin County organization is seizing the wet conditions as an opportunity to teach people about endangered salmon.

11/27/2011

Low-energy LED light bulb (AP)

California Green Building Program Fuses Ecology And Economy

A billionaire hedge fund manager who helped defeat Proposition 23 is bankrolling a program to teach electricians and contractors how to install more energy efficient lighting.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/18/2010

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