A total of people died from drug overdoses in the city in compared to who died from the CCP virus , commonly known as the novel coronavirus. Nationwide, the largest increase in the number of overdose deaths occurred in March and May and coincided with the CCP virus lockdowns , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overdose deaths were rising steadily before the lockdowns. During the month period ending in May last year, 81, people died from accidental drug overdoses, the largest month total ever recorded.
San Francisco Overdose Deaths Far Outpaced COVID Deaths in
You may opt out or contact us anytime. MacDonald December 24, The pioneering environmentalist John Muir was no great fan of cities. In , he hightailed it out of San Francisco as fast as he could for the Sierra Nevada. Muir was focused on the preservation of nature. He felt that the National Park system was the only sure way to protect forever these sacred places.
Western monarch butterflies head south from the Pacific Northwest to California each winter, returning to the same places and even the same trees, where they cluster to keep warm. The monarchs generally arrive in California at the beginning of November and spread across the country once warmer weather arrives in March. On the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains, another monarch population travels from southern Canada and the northeastern United States across thousands of miles to spend the winter in central Mexico.
The goal of officials of the trust is to release 1, larvae and wildlife ecologist Jonathan Young said he thinks they'll easily meet that goal. San Francisco is known for the number of butterflies that have gone extinct in the city. The city is famous for being the last place where the Xerces Blue butterfly was seen before it went extinct, according to Young.