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image‘A Wake for the Whales’ Marks Bay Area Deaths, Calls for New Protections
by Center for Biological Diversity
World Oceans Day Event Highlights Ship Strikes, Fishing Gear Entanglement, Climate Change as Top Threats to Whales...
Posted: Wed Jun 9, 2021 9:37AM
imageExtinction Rebellion Unveils New Clarion Alley Mural
by Leon Kunstenaar
Mural unveiled with song and dance but message is somber...
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 9:26PM
imageRed Road to DC Totem Pole Journey June 6, 2021
by AutumnSun
Presented by Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and Our Shared Responsibility The free event was held from 10 am. to 1 pm. at Tyrrell Park at 1305 East Cliff Drive Santa Cruz City and the Museum were honored to host "Lummi Nation House of Tears Carvers" as they prepare to travel to Washington DC....
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 7:46PM
imageEndangered Sacramento Winter Chinook Salmon are dying before spawning below Keswick
by Dan Bacher
On Friday, May 21, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reported that endangered winter-run Chinook salmon are dying before they can spawn from exposure to water released from Shasta Dam that is too hot for fish to survive....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:04PM
calendarProtest at Chevron HQ! Free Myanmar!
by Coalition Against Chevron in Myanmar
6001 Bollinger Canyon San Ramon, California...
Event Date: Wed May 26, 2021 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 1:26PM
documentPesticides on your food in California: An illegal helping once a week
by Safe Ag Safe Schools
Illegal levels of pesticides were detected on more than 1 in 25 pieces of produce sampled in California, according to recently released data by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR). The rate of illegal samples, 4% of the 3,274 fruit and vegetables tested in 2019, is consistent with the most recent 5-year average (2015-2019)....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 7:35AM
imageCatastrophic juvenile fish kill unfolds on Klamath River
by Dan Bacher
“Right now, the Klamath River is full of dead and dying fish on the Yurok Reservation,” said Frankie Myers, the Yurok Tribe’s Vice Chairman. “This disease will kill most of the baby salmon in the Klamath, which will impact fish runs for many years to come. For salmon people, a juvenile fish kill is an absolute worst-case scenario.”...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:28PM
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 5:10AM
imageSalmon advocates criticize Governor for promoting Sites Dam, voluntary agreements during drought
by Dan Bacher
Salmon and environmental justice advocates criticized Newsom for using the drought to advocate for Sites Reservoir in Northern California and for his agribusiness-backed voluntary agreements that have held up badly-needed state actions to save salmon and other imperiled fish species from extinction....
Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:58AM
imageProtests at Pipeline Funding Banks
by Leon Kunstenaar
Citibank, Chase and Wells Fargo called out for funding oil pipelines...
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 10:31PM
image2020 CZU Fire: Empire Grade Road 5-6-2021
by AutumnSun
Mike and I took a short ride to survey some of what remains from the CZU Lightning Complex Fires. Today we just centered around the upper part of Empire Grade Rd....
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 11:54AM
calendar#DefundLine3: Santa Cruz March to Stop The Oil Pipeline Now!
by Stop The Money Pipeline
Meet at 180 Grant St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, then peaceful march from Grant Park to Chase Bank Masks and Social Distancing Required; Peaceful protest...
Event Date: Sat May 15, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Tue May 4, 2021 10:53AM
imageMembers of Congress Request $50 Million to Save Monarch Butterflies
by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021— For the first time ever, nearly 60 U.S. representatives have urged the House Appropriations Committee to spend $50 million per year to stabilize and help recover monarch butterflies. Today’s letter, led by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.), notes that the monarch population has plummeted more than 80% in the past two decades....
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 3:43PM
imageCalifornia Tribal Members and Fishermen Call on Newsom to Provide Water for Salmon
by Save California Salmon
State of the Salmon address planned for April 28th, Day of Action May 4th Sacramento, California - California Tribes, fishermen, and environmental groups are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to direct state agencies to take action to stop fish kills of California salmon runs that are nearing extinction and to protect water quality. Salmon and good water quality are key to the health of California’s Native people, economy and drinking water supplies. Without immediate action to scale down a...
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:25PM
imageEnvironmental Racism Cited in Earth Day Protest at City Hall
by Leon Kunstenaar
Bayview Hunters Point & Treasure Island Residents deliver Earth Day Demands to Mayor Breed & Board of Supervisors...
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:52AM
imageEarth Day "We Can't Breath!" In SF, Rally Demands Halt To Hunters Point/TI Development
by Labor Video Project
Dozens of Hunters Point and Treasure Island residents as well as community members rallied at San Francisco City Hall to demand a moratorium on the continued development of the radioactive dumps at Hunters Point and Treasure Island. Speakers also charged that the SF Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed had refused to protect the residents and workers at these sites....
Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 7:52PM
calendarEarth Week Gathering Oakland
by Extinction Rebellion SF Bay Area
Snow Park & Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:51PM
calendarStop the Spray: No Round-Up in Santa Cruz
by Residents Against Round-Up
146-152 Blaine St. Riverfront & Casa Del Rio Apartments Go to 146 Blaine St. Walk through the parking lot to the office at 148 Blaine....
Event Date: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:35PM
calendarPeople's Earth Day Rally @ SF City Hall
by Green Action
Meet at San Francisco City Hall/Polk Street Steps...
Event Date: Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:33PM
imageSunrise Movement Calls on Congresswoman to Sign the Good Jobs Pledge
by Climate Emergency Is Now
In Palo Alto, members of Silicon Valley Sunrise Movement called on Congresswoman Anna Eshoo to sign the Good Jobs for All Pledge. While she did not sign the pledge, she sent a letter assuring the group she shares their concerns....
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:56AM