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Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer

DITCH YOUR LAWNS! Vineyards are bad neighbors… Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer This past Sunday, while out on the River, we observed the clearest waters we can remember seeing in over 50 years. With 25+ feet of visibility, we could see the bottom of some of the deepest pools—from Geyserville to …

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Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

“What we’re seeing with climate change increasingly — year after year after year — is that there is not enough water to go around. This crisis should not come as a surprise to anyone,” he said. “We have over-drafted our account, essentially, and now we have to deal with the consequences.” Epic drought means water …

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Drought: How bad is it? ‘This has never happened’: California’s only wildfire research center makes scary discovery

As Sonoma County supervisors prepare to allow 65,000 acres of water thirsty crops (Gore/Hopkins co-chair cannabis committee), push biomass energy dirtier than coal (Hopkins), allow the wine industry to continue to suck up water unfettered at expense of homeowners which dries up the environment making fires more severe…..scientists say buckle up for severe fire season.   ‘This …

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Action Alert: May 12, 13, or 14, 2021, the California Coastal Commission Making decision to allow helicopters to scatter poisonous bait to kill 8-10 owlsor not to permit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to use helicopters to scatter 1.5 tons of c

Attention ocean lovers: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to use helicopters to scatter 1.5 tons of cereal bait onto the Southeast Farallon Island to try to kill eight to ten Burrowing Owls. See articles below for unintentional consequences using poison baits…..  https://youtu.be/2bEcyWaVgX0 On May 12, 13, or 14, 2021, the California Coastal Commission will decide …

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Most Economists Agree: Benefits of ‘Drastic’ Climate Action Outweigh Costs of Status Quo | Common Dreams News

Most Economists Agree: Benefits of ‘Drastic’ Climate Action Outweigh Costs of Status Quo | Common Dreams News “People who spend their careers studying our economy are in widespread agreement that climate change will be expensive, potentially devastatingly so.” A woman holds a poster reading, “Wake up humans, you’re endangered too,” at a Fridays for Future …

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Sierra Club Alert: Protect the Suisun Marsh from Gas Drilling

Sierra Club Alert: Protect the Suisun Marsh from Gas Drilling Protect Suisun Marsh! Oppose Proposed Gas Drilling Support Clean Air & Water Protect Wildlife & Habitat    Sunset Exploration, Inc., a Brentwood-based energy company, is trying to explore an old gas well in Suisun Marsh. We can’t allow drilling in our wetlands. They are trying …

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