.Science & Ecology

February 23, 2024

‘The Carbonator’ Fights Wildfire Danger at East Bay Parks

The East Bay Regional Park District may have found the wildfire-fighter equivalent of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “The Terminator.” The most recent California drought is over. But it, and the bigger issue of ongoing climate change, left behind over 1,500 acres of dead and dying trees within the East Bay Regional Park...
December 27, 2023

Happy Newt Year!

November 27, 2023

Life is Wild

October 24, 2023

What the Succulents Say

Awe and Purpose
October 23, 2023

Awe and Purpose

University of California’s Greater Good Science Center believes that there are easy ways to be happier and that science proves it. From longer lifespans, to more peaceful communities, the interrelated roles of happiness, purpose and awe have...
Bioneers Learning
August 23, 2023

Bioneers Learning

The new Bioneers learning platform offers a ray of hope and strength for activists and anyone concerned about the state of the physical and political environment and culture’s ability to deal. In the spring of 2023, the global...
Oakland, CA; Adams Point and Lake Merritt Lakeshore with amazing view.
December 23, 2022

Lake Merritt

Local residents and frequent visitors to Lake Merritt might think they know everything about what has long been considered a “crown jewel” of Oakland. But much like an image appearing in a mirror held up to the city in which it is a centerpiece, the lake that is actually a lagoon and harbors the nation's first wildlife refuge reflects a layered, complex, intriguing history.
December 1, 2020

Gift from the Heavens: Chabot Space & Science Center reminds there are more stars...

Given all that’s happened in 2020, the notion of an asteroid smashing earth to smithereens is inevitable—and it is—except not any time soon, assures astronomer Ben Burress of Chabot Space & Science Center. This is a relief, particularly...
October 1, 2020

The Story of Plastic: The evolution of an eco pirate on capitalism’s amoral seas

  Activist and filmmaker Stiv Wilson isn’t fighting to end plastic pollution. He’s fighting to end a system dependent on plastic. Can decades of work and a noteworthy cache of film awards make a drop of difference in...
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