The Extinction Crisis Devastating San Francisco Bay

The Nation

The San Francisco Bay’s rich ecosystem is collapsing—and the region’s liberal leaders bear part of the blame... “The fisheries for Chinook salmon, starry flounder, and other species are collapsing,” said Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist at San Francisco Baykeeper, a water quality organization. The Bay Area, in other words, is grappling with a local manifestation of our global mass extinction crisis.