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 | 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."
OPB | Aug. 29, 2013
Southern Oregon coastal community looks to U.S. Fish and Wildlife for solutions to a mosquito problem.
OPB | Aug. 22, 2013
The nine-month-old Portland Aquarium is being investigated by the Oregon Humane Society.
OPB | Dec. 05, 2012
A controversial plan to phase out gillnetting on the main stem of the Columbia River may be adopted on Friday.
OPB | Dec. 03, 2012
Ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on Northwest shellfish farms.