Tagged: Ocean

Environmental Update On Cormorants And Starfish

OPB | June 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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.

Sea Star Disease Hits Hard On Oregon Coast

OPB | June 06, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

Why Are Thousands Of Starfish Dying?

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The mysterious disease that affects these iconic sea creatures has been dubbed "sea star wasting syndrome."

Climate Change's Effect On Marine Life

Aug. 14, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Climate change is already effecting terrestrial life, but its effect on marine life is happening even quicker.

Ocean Acidification Creates Problems For Shellfish Farms

Dec. 03, 2012 12:45 p.m.

Ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on Northwest shellfish farms.

Oregon's Cash Crab Crop

Aug. 26, 2011 9:45 a.m.

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.

Eruption Predicted!

Aug. 18, 2011 9:35 a.m.

A geologist at Oregon State University said the Axial Seamount underwater volcano would erupt before 2014. And it totally did!

Big Fears About Microplastics

June 03, 2011 9:45 a.m.

What are tiny piece of plastic in the ocean doing to the marine life... and to us?

Algae and Seabirds

Oct. 27, 2009 9 a.m.

What should be done to help birds affected by a slimy foam off the coast of Oregon and Washington?

Rebroadcast: Stranded

Aug. 26, 2009 9 a.m.

Rebroadcast: What do finds on our beaches tell us about the rest of the world?

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