The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.
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.
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Oregon’s Marine Mammal Institute is trying to introduce a new vehicle license plate — featuring whales.
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Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new kind of tracking device to gather information on whale behavior.
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From an international investigation into electronic waste to a study of the U.S. military's environmental legacy in the Northwest, here is the best reporting from EarthFix in 2016.
The sound had not been identified previously because of the way scientists analyze acoustic data from the ocean.
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.