Habitat

Winner of San Francisco's Ugliest Yard gets a makeover. (CBS)

Weed-Infested Winner Of SF’s ‘Ugliest Yard Contest’ Wins Drought-Friendly Makeover

Pageants and prizes aren’t always for the ‘loveliest of them all.’ San Francisco has awarded a prize to a home in the city’s Sunset neighborhood for having the ‘Ugliest Yard,’ and threw a block party on Saturday to celebrate.

07/18/2015

A chimp at the San Francisco Zoo. (Photo by Jodie Wilson, SF Zoo)

Officials Agree To Keep 3 Aging Chimpanzees At San Francisco Zoo

There had been a recommendation in place to relocate the chimpanzees after the matriarch of the group, Tallulah, died in 2013.

02/26/2015

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

US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

SF Fast-Tracks Environmental Review of America’s Cup Yacht Race

Environmentalists and San Francisco neighborhood groups said they will ask for more time to review how the city plans to minimize the effects boats and crowds will bring when spectators come to watch the America’s Cup yacht race.

12/15/2011

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