Forest Knolls, CA – On Friday, August 10, the California Coastal Commission voted a unanimous no at a highly charged meeting in San Francisco to a proposal by the federal government to allow swordfish longline fishing along the California coast.
Increased Protections from Fishery Impacts Need to be Coupled with Emissions Reductions
Forest Knolls, CA – Today, a new report was released highlighting the impacts that climate change will have on endangered sea turtles. The report, entitled Boiling Point: The Impact of Climate Change on Sea Turtles and the Urgent Need to Take Action, compiles emerging research on the impacts of temperature change and sea level rises and their impacts on sea turtles. Sea turtles are particularly vulnerable
Nominations were being accepted through August 17 for designation of priority conservation areas in the nine county San Francisco Bay Area that contain lands important for protection via fee title acquisition or easement over the next few years through local governments and organizations.