It was that bad.
Strong evidence indicates that humans are at least partly to blame.
Paleontologists hope that this will inspire a new generation
We need to start putting the environment first — not big business.
When life gives you lemons..
Talk about waste.
One step forward, two steps back.
California confirms its status as a leader in American sustainability, becoming the first US state ever to ban plastic bags.
Sounds like a lot, but by comparison with other infrastructure, it’s far from being intimidating. ‘Let’s get to work!’
Aridity might be the new normal in California.
Who says desalinization isn’t sexy?
California will harvest freeways for electricity.
Despite being thousands of kilometers away, the sun and moon are behind some of the earthquakes on the Earth.
Stanford researchers found California’s drought-struck Central Valley harbors three times more groundwater than previously thought.
Ok ok it’s not technically called that, but the California Costal Cleanup Day is definitely something you should check out this Saturday if you like finding cool stuff and wish your beach looked less….garbage-y. For 31 years now, thousands of volunteers all over the world come together, put on the strongest pair of gloves they can find, and go scour the coast, lakes, rivers and their surroundings, picking up what we throw out the rest of the year.
According to a new study published in Nature Climate Change, the snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains has reached the lowest levels in the past 500 years, underscoring the severe drought that is already affecting the state.
Researchers detected unusually high levels of toxic metals, including the dangerous neurotoxin methylmercury, in a pristine coastal area and lake. This was surprising given there were no nearby industrial sites or other runoff pollution sites. They found that the toxic substances were leached by two unexpected sources: moulting elephant seals and bacteria.
Big Sur, California will see the newest installment of the Big Brother franchise, but with a twist. A team of wildlife conservationists have installed live-streaming web cameras on condor nests in the area, allowing scientists and enthusiastic bird watchers the world over to take a peek into the lives of Gymnogyps californianus.
Almonds use a lot of water — about one gallon per nut. As their surface water has been cut off, most growers are relying on groundwater even more than usual. But that brings a different problem all together: too much salt.