OPB | Aug. 20, 2015
Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have surveyed a toxic algae bloom off the West Coast and have found it to be larger, deeper and more dense than previously imagined.
OPB | May 05, 2015
Scientists from Oregon State University are part of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, which will begin making underwater research data open to the public in June.
OPB | April 29, 2015
Bruce Mate has been studying whales for close to four decades and recently tracked the longest mammal migration on record.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2015
THURSDAY: The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the impacts of ocean acidity on shellfish.
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 | June 16, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on the disease affecting sea stars in the Pacific ocean and a plan to kill thousands of birds preying on endangered salmon.
OPB | June 06, 2014
FRIDAY: The disease has ravaged the Oregon coast over the past two weeks, afflicting 30 - 50 percent of one species of sea stars — a crucial predator in coastal ecosystems.
OPB | Feb. 03, 2014
MONDAY: The mysterious disease that affects these iconic sea creatures has been dubbed "sea star wasting syndrome."
OPB | Aug. 14, 2013
Climate change is already effecting terrestrial life, but its effect on marine life is happening even quicker.
OPB | Dec. 03, 2012
Ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on Northwest shellfish farms.
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 | Aug. 18, 2011
A geologist at Oregon State University said the Axial Seamount underwater volcano would erupt before 2014. And it totally did!
OPB | June 03, 2011
What are tiny piece of plastic in the ocean doing to the marine life... and to us?
OPB | Oct. 27, 2009
What should be done to help birds affected by a slimy foam off the coast of Oregon and Washington?
OPB | Aug. 26, 2009
Rebroadcast: What do finds on our beaches tell us about the rest of the world?
OPB | July 10, 2009
Jane Lubchenco talks about her new role as the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
OPB | Feb. 27, 2009
Should the Navy expand its training exercises off the Oregon coast?
OPB | Feb. 25, 2009
To what degree should employees bear the burden of this economic crisis?