Alastair Bland | KCET
Alastair Bland is a journalist based in San Francisco who writes about the environment, agriculture, science and food. He has written for SmithsonianMag.org, Yale Environment 360, NPR, and the East Bay Express, among others.
Post date: 2017-05-17T10:52:11-07:00
The endangered Delta smelt gets all the attention, but the longfin smelt may be in even worse trouble — despite the wet winter.
Post date: 2017-05-05T11:07:55-07:00
"Our tradition says that if we don’t catch salmon, they’ll stop coming back.”
Post date: 2017-03-28T12:20:55-07:00
Increasing acidity in our oceans is already harming coral reefs.... and a whole lot more. Oysters, for instance.
Post date: 2017-03-17T14:18:01-07:00
Coral reefs hold a quarter of all marine life. But what are they? How do they grow? And are they doomed?
Post date: 2017-03-17T14:13:30-07:00
Oceans are rising, warming, and becoming more acidic — none of which is good for coral reefs.
Post date: 2017-02-27T13:00:56-08:00
Exotic parrots are increasingly common in California cities — and scientists don't really know whether they're doing other species harm.