Sierra Nevada

Missing California hiker found alive in Sierra Nevada

An elderly hiker, who was reported missing in the rugged Sierra Nevada around more than a week ago, was found alive on Saturday, authorities announced.

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims told reports that 62-year-old Miyuki Harwood was found in a remote area of the Sierra National Forest... read more

California staring at decline in hydro-power due to drought

California is staring at a massive decline in the hydro-power as the state enters fourth year of drought, claimed as an impact of climate change by many. After the scarcity of water for crops and public use, issues for the hydropower sector will be difficult for the state to manage.

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Fire crews continue to battle Sierra Nevada fire

On Wednesday, a blaze in California's rugged Sierra Nevada has threatened at least 2,000 homes. The firefighters are battling hard to gain the upper hand in the situation as the flames roared for a fifth day through the dry timber and brushes in the west of Lake Tahoe.

According to the... read more

Freshwater Runoff to drop 26% in Sierra Nevada by 2100

Scientists at University of California, Irvine, have found that change in climate could affect water supply in California State by changing mountain vegetation. According to recent reports, even scientists don't know how fast this vegetation can reach normal level.

If climate models are... read more

Debate over whether or not to reintroduce grizzly bears in California is gaining momentum, as the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service is mulling a proposal for the same.

In the 1800s, grizzly bears could be spotted swimming to Angel Island and roaming a large area of the Golden State. The... read more

Man charged with triggering massive California wildfire

A young resident of Columbia, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, has been charged with triggering a wildfire that raged for two months across 400 sq. miles of land in California last year.

Keith Matthew Emerald, 32, was on a hunting trip in a remote corner of the Stanislaus National... read more

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