“Bay area highways connect thousands of vehicles to their destinations daily and thanks to a new partnership between the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service these same roadways will soon provide habitat for monarch butterflies. Caltrans District 4, which services Bay Area counties including Contra Costa, Napa, San Francisco and Sonoma, will be adding milkweed seeds to some roadside landscaping areas.”
“Ecological crises may be piling up in a seemingly hopeless cascade, but Swedish scientist Johan Rockström says the next few decades offer an unparalleled opportunity to undo the damage.”
“Some places are simply too special to be drilled. That’s the conclusion that a federal advisory panel recently came to after reviewing a long-suspended drilling lease on land near Montana’s Glacier National Park.”
New report from the Ocean Conservancy brings hope.
A beautiful thing.
“The new law, which also outlaws the purchase or sale of rhinoceros horn in California, takes effect Jan. 1 and provides for fines of up to $5,000 for violators.”