Endangered species

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Sharks Nearing Endangered Species Protection

The most feared predator in the ocean received new protections Wednesday when a California commission decided the great white shark should be studied as a potential endangered species.

02/07/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

A bald eagle tends to its chick. (US EPA)

Bald Eagles Making Comeback In Bay Area

Bald eagles are making a comeback in Northern California.

07/17/2012

Sea Otter

HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea Otters

A group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.

06/20/2012

A bald-eagle chick, like the one seen here, recently hatched in Anthony Chabot Regional Park (Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images)

Baby Bald Eagle Hatches At East Bay Park

A bald eagle that recently hatched at Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley is expected to by flying by July, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

06/05/2012

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

Land Deal Will Preserve Threatened Redwoods In Santa Cruz Mountains

A huge swath of Central Coast forest that is home to several threatened and endangered species has been purchased by several preservation groups.

12/08/2011

Clapper Rail

Endangered Bird Spotted Nesting In San Francisco

A bird whose populations were decimated in San Francisco and other parts of California has been spotted nesting in the city’s Bayview District.

CBS San Francisco–08/20/2011

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North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Bald Eagle. (AP)

Pacifica Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Stuffed Bald Eagle

A Pacifica man has pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to a charge of selling a stuffed American bald eagle.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Coho Salmon

Coho Salmon Returns Improve In Russian River

Endangered coho salmon are returning from the ocean to spawn in the Russian River and its tributaries in numbers not seen in years.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

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