Environment

Environment

New report takes deep dive into rising seas

Seal level rise
Flooded intersection in Mill Valley near Highway 101 in Marin. Myles Boisen.

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) has issued an analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where the region is most vulnerable and detailing recommendations for future planning. Read More

Environment

Coronavirus crisis feeds photographer’s thoughts on adapting

Coronavirus
Karl Nielsen

We, like the slime mold ...

I’m a full-time freelance photographer with a love of science and an odd obsession with slime mold, a 600 million-year-old, often overlooked, misunderstood and mischaracterized single-celled organism that undulates across rotting foliage in damp forests. For the last two years, I have wanted to create a time-lapse photo sequence of slime mold in a Petri dish as it forages, navigates obstacles and thrives despite challenges. Read More