January 20, 2014

Seagulls feasting on coastal trash also take young wild salmon

One more reason to clean up our trash: A new study by California Sea Grant-funded researchers shows that a young steelhead has about a 30-percent chance of being eaten by Western gulls during its transit to sea through creek mouths in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. California Sea Grant Research News, November 22,2013.
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California drought: Three more months of dry weather likely, National Weather Service announces

Comprehensive explanation of the causes of the drought, San José Mercury News, January 16, 2014.
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California declares drought emergency

Governor Brown makes it official. Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2014.
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Severe Drought Grows Worse in California

Summary of the drought’s environmental and economic effects. New York Times, January 17, 2014.
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