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Good News For Sea Otter Fans: A Cost-benefit Analysis Encourages Oregon Return

A study of sea otter restoration in British Columbia is giving encouragement to a group that wants to bring sea otters back to the Oregon Coast.

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Oregon Wave Energy Project Enters Critical Permitting Phase

Project managers hope to begin construction on the PacWave testing facility later this year.

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Oregon Schools Navigate Serving English Learners In A Distance Learning World

Distance learning is underway for students around the country. But for students from other countries or learning English as a second language, there can be barriers to learning from home and getting connected to school.

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Take A Virtual Road Trip Down The Pacific Northwest Coast

Tour some of the most stunning spots on the Oregon and Washington coast from the comfort of your stay-at-home.

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Jordan Cove Energy Project Gets Federal Approval But State Permit Denials Remain

A federal commission gave its conditional approval Thursday to Southwest Oregon’s controversial Jordan Cove energy project.

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Gray Whale Strandings More Likely During Solar Storms: Study

New research suggests radio frequency noise from the sun creates navigation problems for gray whales.

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Ecola State Park Closed Until Further Notice Due To Landslide Damage

Parts of Ecola State Park are closed until further notice after a landslide damaged a section of the park’s only entrance road.

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Study: Ocean Acidification Is Dissolving Shells Of Young Dungeness Crab

A new study finds ocean acidification is already affecting young Dungeness crab off the West Coast. But so far, it’s unclear what that means for Oregon’s most valuable fishery.

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Sifting Sands: Volunteers Take On Microplastics At Oregon Coast

How do you clean all the sand on a beach? A group of volunteers didn’t do it grain by grain, but took on the task screen by screen.

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Northwest Salmon In Peril, And Efforts To Save Them Scale Up

With Pacific Northwest salmon and steelhead on the brink of extinction, there are new efforts being brokered to save the famed fish.