Science for a Blue Planet

Science for a Blue Planet

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Author Archives: Jody Holzworth

Re-imagining Ridgway’s Rails

May 22, 2015
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The complexity and creativity of recovering a species in the San Francisco Bay

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Rethinking Forest Habitat

April 30, 2015
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A new study shows more diversity of Sierra forest habitat is needed around spotted owl reserves

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Cows and Wildlife

April 16, 2015
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Science Emerging on Using Grazing as a Tool

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Celebrating 500

March 27, 2015
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Students and Teachers Have Restored Over 32 Miles of Bay Area Habitat

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Watching Change: Shuford Receives Science Excellence Award

March 16, 2015
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From the comeback of the White-faced Ibis to flooding rice fields for habitat, the avian ecologist has seen changes over 40 years.

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Citizen Science: Save Whales with Your Smartphone

March 9, 2015
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A new app can reduce conflict between endangered whales and ships.

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Calling All Backyards

February 18, 2015
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Opportunities abound for bird habitat.

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New Micro-technology Tracks the Secret Paths of Songbirds

February 2, 2015
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Understanding migration routes can provide insights into the challenges songbirds face.

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Schoolchildren Plant Pajaro Wildlife Corridor

January 15, 2015
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Plantings are providing a way for wildlife to move between four mountain ranges.

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Desert Bird Nesting Success Greatly Reduced During Drought

January 8, 2015
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A new study shows 13 species of Sonoran desert birds are delaying nesting during drought years, often with dismal results.

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Return of the Fur Seals

December 19, 2014
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Imagine tens of thousands of northern fur seals on the Farallon Islands. Scientists are watching history repeat itself–150 years later.

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Bringing Back Sierra Aspen

December 16, 2014
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Most of the aspen stands that dotted the Sierra Nevada less than a century ago are gone or in poor health. It may take aggressive mechanical treatment to restore them.

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