Environment | Science | Water | Food | Pacific Ocean | Flora and FaunaKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Seattle
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh fish in the ocean. But how many of those plastics are ending up in our seafood, and where are they coming from?
OSU scientists have developed a way to predict spikes in domoic acid off the West Coast. The toxin can accumulate in some seafood and be harmful to humans if consumed.
Keeping Washington's $270 million-a-year oyster industry afloat means addressing some looming threats. Here's a primer on some of the biggies.
Most people's impression of Washington's shellfish industry is hazy at best. Here's what it takes to put oysters on your plate.
Food | Health | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Flora and Fauna | Wildlife Detectives: A Special ReportKCTS9/EarthFix | May 26, 2015 7:30 p.m. | OLYMPIA, Wash.
Poachers are illegally harvesting and selling Puget Sound shellfish in back-alley deals. Detectives are on the case, trying to protect natural resources and public health.
THURSDAY: We'll hear from two of our EarthFix reporters about tree-sit protests and China's ban on shellfish from the Northwest.
Ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on Northwest shellfish farms.