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The Mysterious Glowing Creatures Of Northwest Waterways

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A scientific and eye-popping look at the tiny creatures that produce light in seawater.

Environment | Pacific Ocean | Animals | Land | Water | Oregon Field Guide

Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

A story of dune grass, snowy plover protection, bulldozers and beetles. What it takes to save the world's fastest beetle on the Oregon coast.

Water | Pacific Ocean | Communities | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Giant Waves

OPB | March 19, 2015 12:59 p.m.

Giant waves create a spectacular show on the southern Oregon coast.

Environment | Pacific Ocean | Sustainability | Fish & Wildlife | Water | Oregon Field Guide

Rockfish and Marine Reserves

OPB | Feb. 18, 2015 9:27 p.m.

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.

Pacific Ocean | Parents | Health | Oregon Field Guide

Oregon Coast Sneaker Waves Can Take Deadly Toll

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 noon

Sneaker waves surprise beachgoers every year and sometimes turn deadly.