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2011-07-29 14:48:25

California's native grasses, already under pressure from invasive exotic grasses, are likely to be pushed aside even more as the climate warms.

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2010-08-16 08:15:00

At Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., a fierce battle is taking place under the oblivious, peeling noses of beachgoers.

2008-07-03 15:00:21

CONSERVATION volunteers have agreed a new method of cleaning a popular beach after finding a record amount of litter. The city council stopped mechanically cleaning Cramond Beach three months ago, after the Marine Conservation Society raised concerns about erosion.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.