Monthly Archives: March 2014

Diving Deep

Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean – a record An adult female beaked whale off the Kona coast, Hawaii.  Photo courtesy Robin W. Baird, AP By Deborah Netburn, LA Times March 27, 2014   Scientists have found … Continue reading

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Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn

From the Seattle Times Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, this short documentary on ocean acidification, a phenomenon that is threatening to cause mass extinction in the marine environment.  This problem is potentially more devastating than global climate change, but so … Continue reading

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Sacramento River salmon trucking program begins

Photo of the Sacramento River near Rio Vista by Dan Bacher. Sacramento River salmon trucking program begins by Dan Bacher Federal and state officials and fishing group representatives yesterday greeted the beginning of a trucking program designed to transport Sacramento … Continue reading

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Bay Area communities could host crude oil rail-car pipeline

On July 6, 2013 a 74-car freight train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed and exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, killing forty-seven people. More than 30 buildings in the town’s centre, roughly half of the downtown area, were destroyed. In the following months, fiery train-wrecks … Continue reading

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Big Oil Lobbyist now “serves” on Federal MPA panel

Reheis-Boyd “serving” on the so-called “Blue Ribbon Task Force” from 2004-2012 virtually guaranteed that oil interests would not be affected by  the corrupt MLPA “Initiative” process.  In her case, “serving” meant helping herself to large areas of the ocean on … Continue reading

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Where Art meets Life, Pictures from an Exhibition at de Young Museum

On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of attending the 30th Annual “Bouquets to Art” exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.  The place was packed with enthusiastic art lovers experiencing the fantastic works of renowned floral designers, who put forth … Continue reading

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Crime spree claims the lives Deputy and suspect

Ricky Del Fiorentino Fort Bragg is reeling from the violent death of Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino, ambushed and shot by a fleeing crime-spree suspect. Dep. Del Fiorentino, by all accounts from both law enforcement and those served, was one of … Continue reading

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California Tribes Unite to Oppose Fracking

Hundreds of Tribal representatives join huge rally to oppose fracking  by Dan Bacher Hundreds of members of California Indian Nations and Tribes from throughout the country gathered with a crowd of over 4000 people at the State Capitol in Sacramento … Continue reading

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The Tides of March

As the Mendocino Coast’s Annual two-week Whale Festival comes to a close, Noyo News honors all the true heros to the whales – those humans who love and respect our living brothers and sisters of the deep, by doing all … Continue reading

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