The Science of Sustainability

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Check-ups for Old Trees

Check-ups for Old Trees

A new technology helps determine the health of urban old growth trees.

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A River Returns

A River Returns

In Washington state, a river once known for its abundant salmon run is getting a second chance. The Elwha River dams, which decimated salmon populations and profoundly altered the ecosystem, are coming down and hopes are high that salmon will return.

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The Seattle Seawall Project: Transforming Salmon Habitat

The Seattle Seawall Project: Transforming Salmon Habitat

Seattle’s urban waterfront — a noisy highway viaduct and failing seawall — is being transformed to create a welcoming environment for salmon and people.

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Raise Your Glass to Groundwater

Raise Your Glass to Groundwater

Groundwater is still a major player in Bay Area water supplies, if a largely invisible one.

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