Fisherman at Golden Gate Bridge

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A lone fisherman at Fort Baker dips his line into a San Francisco Bay that has lost many populations of its native aquatic species in the past 150 years. <br />
One potential culprit motors past in the background. Each ship in this busy port carries, on the average a million gallons of water in ballast tanks, for stability in open waters. Large ships often carry 20 million gallons. In the past, water take up in a distant port was released here, devastating the ecosystem. California attempts to regulate the practice but it is still common here and in ports the world over,
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