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Sharks Sighted On Oregon Coast (Calm Down, It’s Normal)

OPB | July 19, 2017 1:19 p.m.

Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.

Climate change | Pacific Ocean | Science | Environment

West Coast Ocean Acidification Rates Among Highest In World

OPB/EarthFix | June 2, 2017 9 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The more carbon dioxide in the air, the more acidic oceans become – preventing oysters and tiny marine snails at the base of the food chain from forming shells. 

Climate change | Pacific Ocean | Energy | Environment

West Coast Push Gets Under Way For Permanent Ban On Offshore Drilling

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 13, 2016 9:30 p.m.

California's governor wants his Oregon and Washington counterparts to join in seeking a permanent offshore oil drilling ban ban before the Trump presidency begins.

Environment | Think Out Loud

REBROADCAST: Simon Winchester On The Pacific

OPB | Sept. 21, 2016 noon

The author's latest book is divided into 10 chapters taking on different events that occurred in the history of the world's largest body of water.

News | Environment | Think Out Loud

Simon Winchester On The Pacific Ocean

OPB | Dec. 14, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The author's latest book is divided into 10 chapters taking on different events that occurred in the history of the world's largest body of water.