Researchers say an adult male orca is missing and presumed dead as resident killer whales struggle with a dearth of salmon in the Salish Sea.
Hundreds of citizen scientists have begun buzzing through locations across the Pacific Northwest seeking a better understanding about nearly 30 species.
For nearly a year Eliza Dawson’s day has begun the same way. She starts every morning walking out oars and her boat from the Seattle Rowing Center warehouse to the water.
A short-fin male pilot whale has died in Southern Thailand after ingesting more than 17 lbs of plastic bags and packaging, a sobering casualty of the waste littering the world’s oceans. During an autopsy veterinarians removed more than 80 plastic bags from the whale’s stomach, said Jatuporn Burutpat, Director-General to Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources. Officials say the whale was spotted by locals on May 28 looking ill and floating abnormally. Government veterinarians were dispatched to care for the […]
A short-fin male pilot whale has died in Southern Thailand after ingesting more than 17 lbs of plastic bags and packaging, a sobering casualty of the waste littering the world’s oceans.
People wanting to buy a new home in California may soon face an additional upfront expense — solar panels that will reduce energy use.
The European Union has proposed banning plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and balloon sticks when alternatives are easily available in an attempt to reduce litter spoiling beaches and ocean beds.
Hundreds of activists took to land and sea in protest of Kinder Morgan and its involvement in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project Sunday in Seattle.
SEATTLE – In the early spring of 1980, Mount St. Helens had a single seismograph monitoring earthquakes on the mountain. After numerous quakes were measured, more equipment was installed. But by May 18, 1980, only 10 seismographs were in place to monitor the most destructive volcanic eruption in US history; fewer than are on the mountain today. “There’s a dozen to 15 seismographs on or around Mount St. Helens right now,” professor emeritus with the Department of Earth and Space Sciences […]
A member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology evinced skepticism about climate change during an exchange with a witness about rising sea levels. Instead, Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks offered an additional culprit: soil or rock deposits into the world’s waters. A study released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in March documented accelerating sea-level rise driven by climate change. E&E News reported on the comments of Brooks and others at the hearing, including California GOP Rep. Dana […]