It’s dinnertime at International Bird Rescue in Fairfield. The feather-friendly facility is packed with murres, birds who live their whole lives in the ocean and are rarely seen by humans.
Nine out of 10 seabirds have plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. In 1960, the estimate was only 5% of individual seabirds. Now, researchers predict by the year 2050, the number will be 99 percent.
Four out-of-state residents are suspected of cultivating and possessing pot for sale in a rural area of Mendocino County after investigators found 800 marijuana plants and a hash oil lab.
Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions.
Volunteer crews on 30 boats have been measuring the size and mapping the location of tons of plastic waste floating between the West Coast and Hawaii.
The Healthy Nail Salon Task Force created by Assemblymember David Chiu will work through the fall on nail salon issues with a goal of pursuing legislation during the 2016 session that begins in January.
Records go back to 1880, but nine of the 10 hottest months on record have happened since 2005.
Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved.
As the drought continues to diminish California’s bodies of water, including San Jose’s iconic Guadalupe River, the City of San Jose announced that it is introducing another incentive to help conserve water.
An increasing number of marijuana operations is making California’s drought worse, according to a new study.