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Leatherback sea turtles win critical habitat

By Victoria Schlesinger
Leatherback sea turtles win critical habitat

The endangered leatherback sea turtle enjoyed a huge conservation victory this week. The hulking, jellyfish-eating reptile will be protected in ocean waters off the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington due to a settlement filed by the National Marine Fisheries Service and conservation groups.
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The Story of Electronics has arrived!

By Victoria Schlesinger

Remember the viral movielet phenomenon “The Story of Stuff,” which amassed more than a million views? Well, its got a cousin that Annie Leonard and the much-loved Bay Area-based Free Range Studios unleashed today: The Story of Electronics. The 8-minute video looks at how electronics are built for the landfill and what we can...
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Plastic bag cinema

By Victoria Schlesinger

The world has a love affair with making short films about plastic bags. Some clips detail their environmental damage, others tout clever ways to reuse them, and my favorites anthropomorphize the odysseys of wind-filled bags and their ultimate journey to the sea. Entertaining and creative yet informative. Obviously plastic that does not biodegrade and...
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Tags: film, garbage, ocean, plastic,
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Report: San Francisco faces water-related dangers

San Francisco  has been identified as one of the most vulnerable cities in the nation when it comes to water-related impacts of climate change....
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Builders cheer demise of California environmental law

Upon attending the West Coast Green events at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week, I was thrilled to find out that Governor...
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