Green news and events from the State of California.
The Nature Conservancy launched a national online competition to help name its new remotely operated vehicle (ROV). This September, the Conservancy will launch the first controlled study of its kind on the West Coast, using the ROV to assess the impact of trawl fishing off California’s Central Coast.
Summer is ozone season in places like Michigan.
When it gets hot, state agencies will sometimes issue ozone warnings. They advise people to avoid the outdoors, where chemicals from car exhaust and other combustion sources can mix in the air and create ground level ozone.
This isn’t the good type of ozone that protects the Earth. It’s the bad type that can burn the insides of your lungs, and shorten your life.