Climate change | Nation | Politics | Science | Environment | NW Life | Energy | Election | News | local | Pacific Ocean | Election 2016OPB | July 27, 2016 1:08 p.m. | Philadelphia
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has made the environment a cornerstone of his political career, is featured in a video produced by filmmaker James Cameron for the Democratic National Convention.
Seabirds have been washing up dead on beaches in Washington and British Columbia this summer, and scientists can't say why.
Recent sixgill sightings are giving hope to divers and researchers that the sharks may be returning to Puget Sound.
NW Life | Pacific Ocean | Education | local | NewsOPB | June 17, 2016 1:16 p.m. | Portland
Seaside is a step closer to getting its schools out of the tsunami zone. The timber company Weyerhaeuser announced Friday it's donating 80 acres of land to relocate the schools.
Climate change | Food | Animals | Science | Environment | News | local | Pacific OceanOPB | June 12, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Portland
Native Olympia oysters have a built-in resistance to ocean acidification, according to a newly published study in the Journal of Limnology and Oceanography.
Water | Flora and Fauna | Science | Environment | Technology | News | local | Pacific OceanAP | May 31, 2016 6:33 a.m. | Seattle
After a massive toxic algae bloom closed lucrative shellfish fisheries off the West Coast last year, scientists are turning to a new tool that could provide an early warning of future problems.
Fish & Wildlife | Food | Sustainability | Water | Air | Agriculture | Science | Environment | Pacific OceanOPB/EarthFix | May 12, 2016 6 p.m. | Portland
University of Washington fisheries professor Ray Hilborn is facing accusations from the environmental group Greenpeace about conflicts of interest and failures to disclose industry funding in some of his research.
Health | News | local | Pacific OceanOPB | May 2, 2016 3:46 p.m. | Portland
A new study led by Portland State University finds that oysters in Coos and Netarts bays contain a cocktail of potentially harmful chemicals.
A panel of ocean scientists from Washington, Oregon and California said Monday that local action on the West Coast — one of the regions of the world hardest hit by ocean acidification — could soften the blow of this rapidly worsening global problem.