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Environment | local

Environmental Group Sues To Protect 'Forage Fish'

Dec. 13, 2011 9:23 p.m.

The environmental nonprofit Oceana is suing federal fishery managers over a new rule that aims to prevent overfishing of Pacific sardine, mackerel and anchovy off the West Coast.

Water | Environment

Environmental Group Sues To Protect 'Forage Fish'

Dec. 14, 2011 3:46 a.m.

The environmental nonprofit Oceana is suing federal fishery managers over a new rule that aims to prevent overfishing of Pacific sardine, mackerel and anchovy off the West Coast.

Water | Environment

Forage Fish Watch: Sardine Fishery's 'Inexplicable' Closure In BC

Oct. 15, 2013 2:16 p.m.

The Vancouver Sun reports that [BC’s $32 million commercial sardine industry has suddenly and 'inexplicably' collapsed]( "").

Pacific Ocean | Environment

Action Taken To Protect Fish At Bottom Of Ocean Food Chain

March 10, 2015 5:45 p.m.

West Coast fishery managers adopted new rule Tuesday that protects many species of forage fish at the bottom of the ocean food chain.

Pacific Ocean | Environment

Managers Likely To Cancel West Coast Sardine Fishery

April 7, 2015 12:30 a.m.

Population counts indicate there aren't enough fish to open the West Coast sardine fishery this year.

Food | Science | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Health

90 Percent Of Fish We Use For Fishmeal Could Be Used To Feed Humans Instead

Feb. 14, 2017 4:20 p.m.

Currently, one-fourth of all fish caught globally goes to produce fishmeal and fish oil for farmed seafood, pigs and chickens. A lot of it is "food grade" and could be feeding the world's hungry.

Water | local | News | Pacific Ocean | Climate change | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Warm Waters Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects For Salmon

Sept. 17, 2017 10:20 p.m.

The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.

News | Animals | Environment | NW Life | Fish & Wildlife

Researchers: Warm Pacific Water Led To Vast Seabird Die-Off

Feb. 10, 2017 2:47 p.m.

A year after tens of thousands of an abundant North Pacific seabird starved and washed ashore on West Coast, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures.

Food | Science | Environment | Nation

Bountiful Beach Buffet: Fresh Seaweed Is Making Waves Among Foragers

Jan. 15, 2017 noon

Ocean algae is plentiful and grows rapidly, and most of it is safe to eat. People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

New Rule: No Bee-Harming Pesticides, GMO Crops On U.S. Wildlife Refuges

Aug. 4, 2014 8 a.m.

Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it was phasing out a class of bee-harming pesticides on wildlife refuges in the Pacific region. That rule now applies nationwide.

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Forage Fish, Wild Olympics, Biofuel From Cornfield

July 25, 2014 8:14 a.m.

Researchers on the Oregon coast study the role that forage fish play in the food chain.


July 27, 2015 7:52 a.m.

A Wild Foraged Salad and Fisherman's Stew with Mussels, Crab, Scallops and Tomato Broth are made.

Food | local | NW Life | Family | Cooking

Thanksgiving Tips, Memories From Oregon Purveyors Of Food And Drink

Nov. 23, 2016 10 p.m.

What makes Thanksgiving special for food and drink purveyors around Oregon? Nostalgia, tradition and gravy.

NW Life

Sauvie Island: Birding in Portland's Backyard

Feb. 7, 2011 10:47 a.m.

Looking for a winter weekend outing that's close to home? Sauvie Island is one of Oregon’s best places for birding, and it’s right in Portland’s backyard!

Food | local | NW Life | Cooking

Try These Harvest-Inspired Dishes This Fall

Oct. 17, 2015 noon

Try these Portland chefs' delectable make-it-at-home recipes featuring signature local ingredients.

local | News | Nation | Sustainability | Food | Business | NW Life

Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

Sept. 12, 2016 11:45 p.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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