Thousands of dead anchovies are lining the banks of a coastal river in Oregon. It’s the result of oxygen depletion — a natural occurrence every few years when an unusually large school of anchovies moves from the ocean to the river.
The Northwest shellfish industry and local chefs are trying to create a demand for geoducks at home, two months after China banned all shellfish imports from most of the West Coast.
Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple and a dozen top carnivore biologists make the case in a newly published article that the world’s largest predators are declining -- just as researchers begin to understand their key ecological effects. Here's our interview.
It’s the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. A primer on three big ideas in conservation biology: triage, minimum viable populations and assisted migration.
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