View From the Precipice

By John Hart

Scientific studies of the Bay and Delta tend to look intensely at small bits of the system. A countervailing theme at this State of the Estuary conference was the need to see wider, to “zoom out” — and most of all to help the public see the broad view, too.

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About the author

John Hart is an environmental journalist and author of sixteen books and several hundred other published works. He is also the winner of the James D. Phelan Award, the Commonwealth Club Medal in Californiana, and the David R. Brower Award for Service in the Field of Conservation. For ESTUARY, he writes on groundwater, infrastructure, and California water politics and history.

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