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Going Down the Rabbit Tunnel

Saving and restoring the Bay-Delta Estuary in the midst of a pending extinction crisis requires reallocating some of our fresh water back to the ecosystem.

US EPA Needs to Protect San Francisco Bay

For almost a year, The Bay Institute has been warning that California’s failure to enforce environmental safeguards under the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and other laws was putting numerous unique fish species of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary on a “Countdown to Extinction.”

Proposition 1 - The Water Bond - Fact Sheet

Get the facts and details on Proposition 1.

Beyond the Shore

On April 2, 2013 The Bay Institute hosted a Science Panel and Town Hall Meeting with scientists, shoreline managers and planners who are considering how best to prepare for higher sea level in San Francisco Bay. The meeting featured five eminent scientists who spoke about the impacts that sea level rise is already having on the San Francisco Bay area and how those impacts will increase in coming years.

How Many San Francisco Bays?

Global warming created San Francisco Bay, though at a much more leisurely pace than is fueling expansion of its shoreline today.