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Much like its death-defying dives for fish, the brown pelican has resurfaced after plummeting to the brink of extinction.
Yesterday, the Governor signed into law SB 7X 7, a bill that NRDC co-sponsored to improve water use efficiency in California.Â This landmark legislation requires California to achieve a 20% improvement in water use efficiency per person by 2020, making...
A state task force recommended a ban on fishing along six miles of Laguna Beach coastline Tuesday, along with a variety of other fishing restrictions up and down the Southern California coast.
With willow trees, migrating geese and local politicians as his backdrop, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday visited San Jose to sign a new water conservation law that aims to reduce urban use 20 percent statewide by 2020.
Ending nine years of study and passionate debate about the future of San Jose's waterfront, the Santa Clara Valley Water District on Tuesday voted to approve a $6 million project to clear bulrushes, tule reeds and thick sediment from the Guadalupe River in Alviso.
At an emotional meeting, a state panel imposes the landmark restrictions to help restore species, catches of which have dropped up to 95%. The plan was forged out of contentious negotiations.
WASHINGTON – Some of the nation's most esteemed scientists will review recent environmental decisions curtailing California irrigation water deliveries, officials affirmed Tuesday.Pressed by California lawmakers and the Obama administration, the National Research Council's governing board agreed to undertake a two-part, $1.5 million California water study. The study could lead to revised water ...
A California anti-immigration group has created a multimedia ad campaign blaming immigrants for climate change and environmental degradation in California. Californians for Population Stabilization, or CAP, argues that immigrants, legal and illegal, increase their carbon footprint four-fold when they move to the US and â€œAmericanizeâ€ their consumption habits, thus exacerbating climate proble...
Early results show marine reserves, a resource management tool that Oregon will employ, may be effective in replenishing ocean fisheries.
Photo: Flickr, CCThe Greener Kind of Car InsuranceIncentives are a great tool to nudge people in the right direction. It will always be harder to clean up the environment when people's personal interests are opposed to the environment, but when both are aligned, the path of least resistance leads to a better world. Pay-per-mile car insurance is a good example of such an incentive. It's not worl...