A pair of recent books shed light on the lives of James Cook and Charles Wilkes. Both helped unlock secrets of the world and its climate.
Harbor seals and porpoises in the Salish Sea experience antibiotic-resistant bacteria differently, pointing to worrying implications for orcas.
In ‘Homewaters,’ author David Williams looks at how humans have shaped the natural environment of Puget Sound, often at the environment’s expense.
For years, marine mammal responders have operated without easy access to a crucial facility. But in September, that changes.
A member of the Makah tribe writes that losing salmon is akin to losing her identity.
Tahlequah’s baby bump has whale watchers excited. But is it too soon to celebrate?
From bird counts to COVID-19 testing, you can help researchers collect critical data from home.
The Elliott Bay Fishing Pier was a diverse hub where locals connected with surrounding nature. Will it ever come back?
Suction dredge mining hurts salmon and orcas. It's past time to regulate it.
When climate change started killing the Pacific Northwest's oysters by the millions, scientists and growers taught the world how to safeguard an ecosystem.
After recent declines, a new breeding program could help safeguard the cockle's future as a food source for tribes like the Suquamish.
With Washington's natural kelp beds declining, farms could fill an ecological niche and serve an emergent market. But barriers to entry remain high.
A new study is attempting to link salmon exposure to toxic substances in wastewater, to orca health
The secret weapons: suction cups.
A new series of maps is driving home that as things stand, some people may not have enough time to evacuate a Cascadia tsunami.