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Why Point Reyes’ new land management plan is so controversial
The elk population is in constant tension with the local ranchers who profit off the land.
A little-known cache of water tore apart this California cannabis-farming community
Amid discriminating water disputes, hydrogeologists struggle to model a complex aquifer in Siskiyou County.
An accidental discovery could save a popular, struggling grapevine
The bacteria-resistant breed makes a great wine in itself.
These newly discovered sea sponges were hiding in plain sight in California’s kelp forests
The scientist who found them looked to history—and pop culture—to name the new sponges.
This rare ‘Finding Nemo’ fish mysteriously washed up on a California beach
Why this fanged creature died and surfaced is unknown.
This California clinic claims a 99 percent success rate in treating food allergies. Experts are skeptical.
Founded in a hospital basement, the Southern California Food Allergy Institute now sees hundreds of patients at premium prices.
Forest fires leave behind charcoal—and it might be toxic for years
New research shows the compounds created during a blaze stick around, and could be hazardous to humans.
Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town
Meet the man on the front lines of the ultimate bee sting.
In perfect conditions, rainbows can come alive at night
They’re called moonbows, y’all.
A new material allows this company to 3D print most of a house in a single day
Mighty Buildings can crank out the structure of a 350-square-foot studio in 24 hours.