Extinction

Paiche (WikiCommons)

Whole Foods Pushes Consumption, Conservation Of Paiche, The 5 Million-Year-Old Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s a very ancient fish you’ve probably never heard of, and it’s swimming into a Bay Area store or restaurant near you.

10/16/2014

California Red Hills Roach (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

California Drought Could Mean Extinction For Tiny Fish Species As Habitat Dries Up

California’s drought may lead to the extinction of a tiny fish holding onto dwindling habitat in Tuolumne County.

08/19/2014

Stewart Brand poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Marin Environmentalist Claims Recreating Extinct Species Is Possible

Speaking from the prestigious TED Conference in Long Beach Wednesday, Sausalito activist Stewart Brand said scientists are developing the ability to reassemble and extinct animal’s genome, and even recreate the animal itself.

02/28/2013

Unique Mendocino County ‘Boontling’ Language Nears Extinction

The dialect from the area around the small Mendocino County town of Boonville consists of more than 1,500 words, many of them drawn from local names. The Chronicle says a phone booth, for example, is a ‘buckey walter,’ because a century ago someone named Walter had the first phone in the area and charged a nickel—then called a buckeye—to use it.

02/26/2013

Coho Salmon

Some California Fish Species On Verge Of Extinction

The failing health of many aquatic ecosystems in California has pushed some fish species to the brink of extinction, according to a new report from a team of experts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

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