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UW Scientist Wants To Digitize Every Fish Species In The World

AP | July 27, 2016 7:46 a.m. | Seattle

So far, scientists have digitized images of more than 500 species, from poachers to sculpins, from museum collections around the globe.

Animals | local | Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife

Hundreds Of Dead Seabirds Washing Up Off Olympic Peninsula

AP | July 27, 2016 7:25 a.m.

The Peninsula Daily News reports that about 300 rhinoceros auklets, which are closely related to puffins, have washed ashore since May.

Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Environment | Sustainability

An Urban Refuge Where Humans And Wildlife Coexist

KCTS9/EarthFix | July 25, 2016 11:45 p.m. | Issaquah, Washington

One of the nation's first urban fish and wildlife refuges coexists with 20 percent of Washington's population in the Lake Sammamish watershed east of Seattle.

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High Levels Of Dioxins Found In Salem's Willamette Slough

Statesman Journal | July 20, 2016 10 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

State environmental regulators have found high levels of dioxins in sediment in the Willamette Slough in Salem, and warn that eating fish caught in the area could be unsafe.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment

A Native American Leader's Legacy Lives On At Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

KCTS9/EarthFix | July 18, 2016 3:15 p.m.

Top Northwest officials and a member of President Obama’s cabinet will gather Tuesday for the renaming of a wildlife refuge near Olympia in honor of one of the region’s best known Native American leaders.

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Low Water In Detroit Lake Sparks Concern, Meeting

Statesman Journal | July 18, 2016 9:33 a.m.

For the second year in a row, low water in Detroit Lake is likely to affect recreation and tourism in the Santiam Canyon.

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Dillon Dam Removal Could Happen Next Summer

East Oregonian | July 15, 2016 10:02 a.m.

The Umatilla Basin Watershed Council and Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation plan to remove the troublesome diversion dam outside of Echo by next summer.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Wolf Delisting Amendment Clears U.S. House Committee

OPB/EarthFix | July 14, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The House voted Wednesday to attach the amendment to legislation funding for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment

New Tech Could Restore Some Quiet To Noisy Oceans

Crosscut | July 13, 2016 1:22 p.m. | Seattle

Driving piles — those those concrete or steel structures that hold up piers — into the sediment is so loud, it can literally kill the surrounding marine life.  But now there might be a better way to put the piles in.

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Oregon Lawmakers Avoid Ethics Complaint Over Wolf Bill

AP | July 8, 2016 1:11 p.m.

Three Oregon lawmakers have avoided a possible state investigation into whether they knowingly misled their colleagues earlier this year in Salem about the true intent of House Bill 4040.