OPB's First Look newsletter
OSU distinguished professor and former NOAA chief Jane Lubchenco leads her grandchildren through a hands-on exploration Oregon's spectacular tide pools.
Scientists don’t know why some types of sea stars are returning to Oregon while others were hit so hard by disease they’re critically endangered. Continued research at places like Cape Blanco on Oregon’s South Coast could provide insights.
Jane Lubchenco’s background as a biology professor proved helpful during her four years as the head of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Take, for instance, the time she helped a member of Congress learn where TV weather forecasters get their weather forecasts.