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San Francisco-based artist Phil Ross creates sustainable materials from mushrooms. What started as an art project has now turned into a budding startup.
Farmer and environmentalist Wendell Berry discusses agricultural policy and current trends in the sustainable food movement.
Community-supported fisheries seek to reverse the trend of diminishing local seafood supplies.
Although auto makers have spent decades and billions of dollars to develop hydrogen fuel cell cars, only a few hundred of them are on the nation's roads. With new refueling stations in development and new models recently unveiled, are these zero-emission vehicles finally ready to roll?
World demand for seafood is rising, but many of the world’s oceans are already overfished. Now scientists are creating vegetarian diets for species like trout, which may lessen the strain on over-fished oceans.
As California's drought gets worse, farmers and conservationists are teaming up to create temporary wetlands for birds migrating on the Pacific Flyway.
Samuel Weatherwax is an insulation and coatings technician for a geothermal power plant.
The next “big one” is never out of mind for San Francisco residents who may have a new place to gather if one landscape architecture firm has its way.
Drivers hit thousands of animals every year on California freeways, often killing the wildlife, and sometimes killing or injuring the human, too. Several western states have built fencing and other infrastructure to help wildlife cross freeways safely, and critics say California could be doing a lot more of the same.