The Day San Francisco Bay Turned Black and Nobody Noticed
Aerial Images of San Francisco Bay 2012-2015Click thumbnail to view full-size
The Day the Bay Turned Black and Nobody Noticed
Saving the Bay Reports Pollution
The day San Francisco Bay turned black and nobody noticed. I found several shocking aerial images of San Francisco Bay of watercolor changes ranging from 2012-2015. I gathered the images from Google Earth. With the recent concerns of pollution to San Francisco Bay; Saving the bay reports that legacy, mercury and pollution from mining operations have huge impacts on wetland restoration efforts today. Water quality in the San Francisco Bay is affected by runoff and urban pollution from five main river sources, which include agriculture, industry, legacy, urban stormwater, and sewage.
Give your Thoughts
What do you think is the stick grey substance found on aquatic birds in the San Francisco Bay is?
Sea Birds Die of Hypothermia Due to Mysterious Substance in the Bay
Although, the bay has been known to be polluted for some time now, but it has had a revival effort have included the Clean water Act to help reduce water pollution since 1972 to clean up the bay. Bay organizers openly report known active industries in the Bay Area to release chemicals and other known toxins directly into the Bay. Could this be the case for the recent aquatic bird die off?