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 | May 20, 2015
We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.
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 | 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 | Dec. 05, 2012
A controversial plan to phase out gillnetting on the main stem of the Columbia River may be adopted on Friday.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2012
Sponsors of a ballot measure to ban gillnet fishing have chosen to end their campaign in favor of a new policy promoted by Governor Kitzhaber.
OPB | Dec. 21, 2011
Think Out Loud has just launched a new series called "Our Town" — exploring the history and personalities of places all over the Northwest — and Astoria is the first Oregon town to be profiled.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2011
The Nature Conservancy has gotten into the commercial fishing game in recent months. We'll get an update on what their new "risk pool" program means for west coast fishermen.
OPB | Aug. 26, 2011
Oregon's biggest seafood cash crop brought in $49 million for crabbers, making this season the second most profitable Dungeness crab haul in industry history.
OPB | June 03, 2011
What are tiny piece of plastic in the ocean doing to the marine life... and to us?
OPB | Dec. 08, 2010
How are businesses, individuals and governments preparing for environmental changes?
OPB | June 01, 2010
How do federal and state agencies overlap with commercial and environmental interests off the Oregon coast?
OPB | Feb. 11, 2010
Commercial fishermen gather annually in Astoria to share their poetry.