Mono Lake News


Los Angeles Times
Once teetering, Mono Lake is revived by heavy rains, snow
Los Angeles Times
Striding along a boardwalk with panoramic views of the lake famous for its craggy tufa formations and one of California's longest-running environmental dilemmas, Geoffrey McQuilkin, executive director of the Mono Lake Committee, a nonprofit group ...
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Daily Sundial
Geomorphology heads to the Sierras for Earth Day
Daily Sundial
CSUN geography students took a three day trip up to the Sierra Mountains to study its geomorphic history. Geomorphology is defined as the study of the physical features of the earth and how these landforms have come to be and continue to evolve. The ...

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In the galleries: A visual guide to a shrinking arts scene
Washington Post
Eric Johnson documents the effects of both departures in 'Mono Lake/Salton Sea,' his show of black-and-white photographs at Multiple Exposures Gallery. The D.C. artist portrays landscapes of salt outcroppings, limestone towers and abandoned buildings, ...

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KABC-TV
LA eyes Mono Lake water levels near Yosemite National Park
KABC-TV
There's no place in California quite like Mono Lake as the salt-water body just east of Yosemite National Park features other-worldly rock formations. After being depleted by the drought, Mono Lake has started filling up again, which means great news ...

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Los Angeles Times
Rising water levels at Mono Lake
Los Angeles Times
Recent storms and increased snowpack have contributed to rising water levels at Mono Lake. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times). Copyright 2017, Los Angeles Times · Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California's drought-ravaged lakes ...

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Phys.Org
Using tropical microbes to improve the environment
Phys.Org
Researchers found that bioencapsulated brine shrimp larvae (pictured) provide a level of disease protection to a commonly eaten fish in Asia, called climbing perch. Credit: Napat Polchoke / 123rf. Researchers in Malaysia are harnessing properties in ...

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Montreal Gazette
The Right Chemistry: Monkeying around with 'Sea-Monkeys'
Montreal Gazette
Then, the water would be ready to receive the contents of the second envelope. This contained the 'Sea-Monkeys,' which were actually the tiny eggs of brine shrimp in an anhydrobiotic state. 'Anhydrobiotic' derives from the Greek for 'life without water ...

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WIRED
Breathtaking Photos of a World Without Light Pollution
WIRED
Stars spin above tumbling red rocks at Vermillion Cliffs in Arizona, a meteor pierces a lavender sky in Mono Lake, California, and the Milky Way slowly emerges at sunset in the desert at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. 'It's so quiet and ...

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Popular Science
Get this amazing globe of bioluminescence in your pocket
Popular Science
Remember Sea-Monkeys, those awesome tiny aquatic brine shrimp' Well, they've got nothing on the Dino Sphere. This clear orb contains dinoflagellates, microscopic marine plankton that light up after dark. You can get this pocket-size natural phenomenon ...

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ithaca.com
Marie Read showcases oneness with new show
ithaca.com
MR: The image Wilson's Phalarope flock at Mono Lake was taken during a 3-year project I undertook a few years ago in California's Eastern Sierra, which resulted in my book about the birds of Mono Lake titled Sierra Wings. I came back repeatedly to this ...

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