Journal archives for January 2017

January 05, 2017

Navy dolphins to help locate rare vaquita porpoise.

The U.S. Navy has for decades deployed bottlenose dolphins to search for underwater mines and detect enemy divers. Now the versatile sea mammals and their San Diego-based trainers are preparing for an unprecedented challenge: locating some of the few surviving vaquita porpoises in Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California.

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January 09, 2017

As California plans to live with wolves, be prepared to share the costs.

California’s wolves are on the move. Just how many are haunting Northern California’s backcountry, and where, shifts with the weather and prey. What’s certain is that the elusive predators are here and more are coming.

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January 26, 2017

Scientists to oppose Donald Trump in huge ‘March for Science’ in Washington.

The demonstration will be in opposition to the administration’s plans to delete climate change data and gag scientists

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January 27, 2017

Environmentalists Are Planning A Major Climate Change March On The National Mall.

The People’s Climate Movement is planning a massive mobilization on the National Mall on April 29—Donald Trump's 99th day in office.

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January 22, 2017

Pen in Hand: Rain and snow bode well for bobcats and other predators.

A light rain is falling as I write this on Thursday, Jan. 19, and we're predicted to have alternating rain and snow for the next four days. It feels more like the Tehachapi winters of my youth, when it seemed that puddles and pools and storms were more abundant.

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January 24, 2017

California Naturalist Program accepting applications in Mendocino County.

For the fifth year, The Hopland Research and Extension Center, in partnership with UC Cooperative Extension Mendocino County is offering the 2017 California Naturalist certificate class in Mendocino County.

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