It's hard to predict the likelihood of running into cougars in a neighborhood, but the chance of any interaction is low.
As region's rivers overflowed from historic rainfall, the next generation of the struggling fish may have been swept away, too.
Quiet Sound plans to work with the Northwest shipping industry to make it easier for marine creatures to navigate, find food and communicate.
As salmon struggle to thrive, funds to fix blocked and broken fish passageways could increase migration and reproduction.
Northwest researchers find some signs of heat resilience, despite scorched kelp beds, parched trees and a 'hawkpocalypse.'
Keeping shellfish safe to eat will get harder without increasing repair and inspection of septic systems that can contaminate shellfish beds.
The Tule geese's journey from Alaska to central Oregon took twice as long in 2020 due to megafires and smoke.
These creatures are at the core of our region's identity. Without them, 'we'd be just like everywhere else.'
Ecologists are piloting a technology that is expected to help restore waterways like the Green River to eventually produce more fish.
A recent beluga whale sighting had Puget Sound agog. It wasn't the first time a whale visited a Northwest city.
Marine mammal conservation groups are working to get a health assessment of the whale, which was identified from a video taken Sunday.
Science journalist Michelle Nijhuis and philosopher Peter Singer discuss the complex relationship between people and the other creatures they rely on.
Ted Alvarez thinks birding is boring. But with so much interest in it now, he decides to investigate.
Professor Steven Clark is on an ongoing quest to find a rare daisy that helps us understand the intricacies of evolution.
The words we use when we talk about nature have a life beyond the pages of scientific journals.
Entomologists push to rename the world’s largest wasp amid conversations about other controversial insect names.