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Seed-filled Buoys Could Help Restore Marine Meadows In San Francisco Bay
2014-02-22 07:11:14

San Francisco State University A pearl net filled with seedpods, tethered by a rope anchored in the coastal mud but swaying with the tide, could be an especially effective way to restore disappearing marine meadows of eelgrass, according to a new study. The resulting crop of eelgrass grown by SF State researchers is as genetically diverse as the natural eelgrass beds from which the seeds were harvested, said Sarah Cohen, an associate professor of biology at the Romberg Tiburon Center....

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 10--OAKLAND -- Houseboat marinas, yacht harbors and cities will face stricter regulations from a state water agency that wants to see Richardson Bay so clean that shellfish can be raised for human consumption. The plan to rid Richardson Bay of illness-causing micro-organisms called pathogens -- typically introduced through human or animal fecal matter -- was approved 7-0 by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality...

2008-07-10 00:00:16

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 9--OAKLAND -- Houseboat marinas, yacht harbors and cities will face stricter regulations from a state water agency that wants to see Richardson Bay so clean that shellfish can be raised for human consumption. The plan to rid Richardson Bay of illness-causing microorganisms called pathogens -- typically introduced through human or animal fecal matter -- was approved 7-0 by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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