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A case for ocean life: Creating California’s Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary | Steve Blackledge

A crucial stretch of California’s ocean is missing protections

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News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

New report outlines key ways to reconnect nature through wildlife corridors

California -- As biodiversity continues its decline, a new report highlights key projects that are working to reconnect nature through “wildlife corridors.” The report, released by Environment California Research & Policy Center on Thursday, offers replicable examples of how human-made barriers can be modified to allow animals to safely traverse through natural corridors between habitats. 

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The beauty of silence: What Joshua Tree taught me | Lisa Frank

The alterations we have made to the natural landscape in recent decades have profoundly impacted not only what we see — skyscrapers, highways, and lots of pollution — but also what we hear.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: California Energy Commission shows leadership by voting in favor of solar requirements

The California Energy Commission (CEC) voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward solar and storage requirements for new commercial buildings and high-rise multifamily dwellings.

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News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

New report shows California risks ‘solar cliff’

Sharply reducing net metering payments and imposing high, solar-only fixed charges could slow the growth of rooftop solar installations – and, in the most extreme cases, cause installations to plummet -- according to a new report released Tuesday by Environment California Research & Policy Center, CALPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group.

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