Yesterday, San Francisco's bird nerds trekked the city counting our feathered friends in hopes that their efforts would help scientists predict how climate change will affect wildlife. From what we understand, the bird-athon was a huge success; San Francisco broke its old record, counting 179 bird ... More >>
On Thursday, bird fanatics from around the Bay Area will gather in San Francisco to do what they do best: Look at birds. At this post-Christmas powow, avian aficionados will trek through city parks, neighborhoods, the bay, and the woods, with binoculars and scopes calling out the names and numbers ... More >>
Unless you're part of a small cadre of environmental activists, the danger posed to birds by high-rise buildings is probably not an issue in the forefront of your mind. Unless, of course, you are a member of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors, which just saw fit to pass a new set of development ... More >>
The efficient killing of invasive deer is being fought by concerned animal activists in Marin. But who's looking out for S.F. venison connoisseurs?
Celebrate a shoreline renaissance
How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket
Darkness descends at City Hall as supervisors argue ceaselessly over dogs and apartment size
Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.
State allows ferret underground to weasel way around law
The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?