Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | local | Environment | Pacific Ocean | FoodOPB | April 15, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Seaview, Washington
Thousands of people hauled their shovels and buckets to the shore for the first weekend of open razor clam season on the Washington coast.
News | Fish & Wildlife | History | local | Water | Environment | Pacific OceanOPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington
Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.
The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.
OSU scientists have developed a way to predict spikes in domoic acid off the West Coast. The toxin can accumulate in some seafood and be harmful to humans if consumed.
News | Economy | Animals | Family | NW Life | local | Environment | Pacific Ocean | PoliticsOPB | Dec. 27, 2016 midnight | Portland
Oregon’s Marine Mammal Institute is trying to introduce a new vehicle license plate — featuring whales.
News | Health | Science | Education | Animals | Teachers | Family | NW Life | local | Nation | Pacific OceanOPB | Dec. 26, 2016 midnight | Portland
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new kind of tracking device to gather information on whale behavior.
News | Renewable energy | Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Animals | Climate change | local | Flora and Fauna | Forestry | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Water | 2016: The Year In ReviewEarthFix | Dec. 18, 2016 1:51 p.m.
From an international investigation into electronic waste to a study of the U.S. military's environmental legacy in the Northwest, here is the best reporting from EarthFix in 2016.
The sound had not been identified previously because of the way scientists analyze acoustic data from the ocean.