Sea Stars Started Dissolving: What Helped Some of Them Survive?

In the summer of 2013, the ocher sea stars of the California coast fell victim to a deadly plague. First they developed ominous white patches. Then, in a touch straight from a horror movie, their rotting arms began to detach from their bodies and crawl away. They didn’t make it …

San Francisco’s Rapid Transit Likely Nation’s First to Run on 100% Renewables

Taking public transportation already makes a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint. Now, the San Francisco Bay Area’s rapid transit system is reducing its own carbon footprint by committing to 100 percent renewable energy. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (or BART) is likely the first electrified public transit system …