Fish & Wildlife | local | Climate change | Pacific Ocean | News | Environment | WaterAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
Pacific Ocean | News | Environment | Water | Science | AnimalsAP | July 3, 2017 1:15 p.m. | Juneau, Alaska
Scientists are trying to figure out why strange sea creatures that resemble large pink thimbles are showing up on the coast of southeast Alaska.
A new study sheds light on the causes and conditions behind toxic ocean algae blooms.
NW Life | Climate change | Pacific Ocean | Agriculture | News | Environment | World | Water | Science | NationAP | Sept. 30, 2016 8:12 a.m.
A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions.
The ocean is going to be unusually warm this year off of Oregon and Washington, which could spell trouble for salmon and other marine life.
What do Smurfs, sonar and rockfish have in common? All are being used to see if Oregon's marine reserves actually protect the fish they're designed for.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | June 26, 2014 10:51 a.m.
With summer in full swing, traffic to the Oregon Coast is backed up on any given weekend as land-locked city dwellers make their way to the beach. But before you dip your toes or catch a wave, you’ll want to make sure that the water is actually safe.
local | Pacific Ocean | News | SustainabilityPamplin Media Group | Oct. 17, 2013 3:21 a.m.
Miles off the Oregon Coast, sponges and corals believed to be hundreds of years old line the ocean floor.