Pacific Ocean | Health | News | localOPB | 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.
Pacific Ocean | local | NewsStatesman Journal | March 6, 2016 11:30 a.m. | Pacific City, Oregon
In response to the most recent incidents — two fatal accidents in February — state and county officials are taking part in a town hall meeting March 17 in Pacific City to discuss how to prevent future incidents.
Pacific Ocean | Environment | News | Science | localNorthwest News Network | March 2, 2016 4:59 p.m.
Have you ever wondered about life in the deepest depths of the ocean? Oregon-based oceanographers did, so they dropped a microphone seven miles down.
Pacific Ocean | Environment | News | Animals | localAP | Feb. 28, 2016 10:17 a.m. | Friday Harbor, Washington
The Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island says the calf — a member of the whale group known as J-Pod and designated J-55 — was first documented on Jan. 18, but it wasn't seen when other close family members were seen the next day.
Federal agencies and university scientists are making progress on the deployment of an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast.
The 18-year-old man was swimming in a tide pool with two friends when a wave swept him away from the shore.
While much of the state of Oregon seems to be underwater with rain this month, there are some mammals who probably haven’t noticed.