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2011-11-18 03:24:59

A new study, led by PRBO Conservation Science (PRBO), projects a bleak future for San Francisco Bay's tidal marshes under high-end sea-level rise scenarios that are increasingly likely.

2008-07-22 09:00:39

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 22--Work has started to turn the dried-out Bahia property -- once pegged for a slew of homes -- back into a thriving wetland that will host varying species, including the endangered clapper rail.

2008-07-22 00:00:24

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 22--Work has started to turn the dried-out Bahia property -- once pegged for a slew of homes -- back into a thriving wetland that will host varying species, including the endangered clapper rail.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.