OPB | Dec. 21, 2015
A fish called the threespine stickleback shows massive evolutionary changes don't always take place over millions of years. Sometimes 50 years is enough.
OPB | Nov. 25, 2015
The opening of commercial crabbing season in Oregon, Washington, and California is delayed this year because of a toxin found in crabs at some locations.
OPB | Nov. 17, 2015
We've got a roundup of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.
OPB | Aug. 17, 2015
Local scientists work to make ecosystem-based fisheries management a reality.
OPB | June 18, 2015
The West Coast is experiencing the largest toxic algal bloom in the last decade. This toxin has caused many shellfish fisheries to close down.
OPB | June 02, 2015
Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency in May. We discuss what that means for the state's residents and wildlife.
OPB | May 20, 2015
We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.
OPB | Feb. 23, 2015
MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.
OPB | Dec. 02, 2014
TUESDAY: The nonprofit Newport Fishermen's Wives, along with the port and city of Newport and Lincoln County, is suing the U.S. Coast Guard over the possible closure of the Newport Search and Rescue Station.
OPB | Nov. 21, 2014
FRIDAY: Since the summer of 2013, sea stars along the pacific coast have been wasting away by the millions. Now scientists at Cornell University think they know why.
OPB | Oct. 13, 2014
MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014
WEDNESDAY: After a recent assault on a fishery observer, we look into these little-known second crew members on west coast fishing boats.
OPB | June 17, 2014
TUESDAY: We explore why Oregonians aren't hunting or fishing as much as they used to.
OPB | May 20, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll round-up some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.
OPB | March 17, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix team about China's ban on West Coast shellfish, a lost ski season for Mt. Ashland, and more.
OPB | Feb. 11, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland voters will decide in May whether or not to transfer power from city water and sewer bureaus to an independent board.
OPB | Feb. 03, 2014
MONDAY: The mysterious disease that affects these iconic sea creatures has been dubbed "sea star wasting syndrome."
OPB | Dec. 19, 2013
THURSDAY: We'll hear from two of our EarthFix reporters about tree-sit protests and China's ban on shellfish from the Northwest.
OPB | Nov. 11, 2013
MONDAY: Some chefs and environmentalists are joining together to get people to eat lesser known seafood known as "trash fish."