BAYKEEPER IN THE NEWS
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San Francisco Baykeeper claims the district is causing creek and river temperatures to rise and flow levels to be too low

Palo Alto Online

Bay Area environmental watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly violating the California Constitution and the Fish and Game...

Environmental watchdog sues Santa Clara Valley Water District over alleged violations

CBS Bay Area

SAN JOSE (BCN/CBS SF) -- Bay Area environmental watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly violating the state Constitution and...

Improvements eyed for San Francisco Bay in wake of algae bloom

KGO-ABC7

"You know, there is a unique opportunity now where the federal government and state governments have resources and are recognizing the decrepit state of our infrastructure, including our wastewater...

Toxic algae bloom killing fish around San Francisco Bay area

Fox Weather

Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore around the San Francisco Bay, including Oakland's Lake Merritt, amid a massive algae bloom that's spreading and killing. Scientist at San Franciso Baykeeper...

California’s algae bloom is like a ‘wildfire in the water’

High Country News

Lake Merritt, in the center of Oakland, California, is a tidal estuary connected to the Pacific Ocean. It usually teems with life, both human and marine. In early September, its 3-mile shoreline was...

Why Are Dead Fish Piling Up Across The San Francisco Bay?

NPR: Science Friday

Thousands of dead fish are piling up across the Bay Area. From the concrete outer edges of Oakland’s Lake Merritt to the sandy beaches of San Francisco’s Fort Funston and the pebbled banks of...

Why Are Dead Fish Piling Up Across The San Francisco Bay?

Science Friday

Local science stories of national significance: You may have seen photos of what's happening in the Bay Area around San Francisco. Thousands of dead fish are washing ahore. What in the world is...

Thousands of dead fish are covering Bay Area beaches after red tide hits region

NPR

Thousands of dead fish are washing up on the shores of the San Francisco Bay area. Scientists say the red tide causing the fish kill is likely driven by climate change and human wastewater runoff.

The Bay Area’s algal blooms are wreaking havoc for fish

Pacific Sun

The Bay Area is experiencing a harmful red tide, which peaked in August, yet still lingers in September. The tell-tale signs are tea-colored water, foul odors and dead fish. Check, check and check...

Poop and pee fueled the huge algae bloom in San Francisco Bay. Fixing the problem could cost $14 billion

San Francisco Chronicle

After an unprecedented harmful algae bloom first turned San Francisco Bay a murky brown color and then littered its shores with dead fish, many people assumed it was yet another climate disaster to...

Why Are There So Many Dead Fish? And What Can We Do About it?

KQED

By now, many people have seen, or even smelled the thousands of fish that washed up on shores all over the Bay Area. Scientists say it's likely the result of an algal bloom that's grown over the past...

Depleted Oxygen Levels Caused by SF Bay Algae Bloom Could Lead to ‘Large-Scale Aquatic Deaths'

NBC Bay Area

Interview with Baykeeper's senior scientist, Jon Rosenfield: Scientists are warning that the massive fish die-off due to the algae bloom in the San Francisco Bay is just the beginning. Terry...

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