This summer, the Carlton Complex wildfire swept through central Washington’s Methow Valley, consuming more acres than any other fire in the state’s history. Now, ecologists are trying to prevent these large-scale fires.
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.
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