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Drought Takes A Toll On Salmon

A chinook salmon. Wildlife officials are reporting that dozens of chinook in the Klamath Basin are dying. Drought conditions are raising water temperatures and reducing flows -- both important factors for salmon survival.

by Herald and News

Salmon deaths are up in the low-flow, warm waters of a watershed that spans Southern Oregon and Northern California. It’s a measure of the impact of the West’s drought.


Gov. Inslee’s Wastewater Plant Tour Highlights Sea Rise Woes

July 29, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

No Fukushima Radiation Detected So Far At Oregon Coast

July 29, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

New Bill Pushes For $50 Million To Restore Columbia River

July 28, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Drought Starting To Kill Salmon In Klamath Basin

July 25, 2014 | by AP

EPA To Protect Salmon Fishery By Blocking Massive Alaska Mine

July 18, 2014 | by AP

Oregon Nickel Mine Proposal Runs Into Stiff Opposition

July 16, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Park Closed After 200 Get Sick After Swimming At Kitsap County Lake

July 16, 2014 | by AP

Oregon Shuts Down Sewage Disposal Company After Numerous Violations

July 10, 2014 | by Tony Schick

A Debate On The Proposed Killing Of Cormorants To Save Salmon

July 10, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Washingtonians Could Safely Eat More Fish Under New Water Pollution Rules

July 9, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

State Delayed Years On Toxic Fish; Inslee To Outline His Plan Today

July 9, 2014 | by Robert McClure

Farmers Urge EPA To ‘Ditch’ Proposed Clean Water Act Revisions

July 8, 2014 | by Chris Lehman

Obama Signs Northwest Lawmaker’s Bill For Toxic Algae Research

June 30, 2014 | by David Steves

Could An Alliance Of Tribes And Farmers Solve Klamath’s Water Woes?

June 27, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Coastal Communities Challenge Information ‘Black Hole’ On Fukushima Radiation

June 26, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

Cracked Columbia River Dam To Be Fixed This Year

June 25, 2014 | by AP

Conservationists Push To Expand Rogue River Wilderness Area

June 23, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Combating Algae One Dollar At A Time

June 20, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Water Regulation Begins In Klamath County

June 12, 2014 | by AP

Not Much Refuge In Klamath Basin For Migratory Birds

June 10, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Turning Around Malheur Wildlife Refuge One Carp Carcass At A Time

June 9, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Wyden’s Klamath Water Bill Gets Hearing in DC

June 4, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Feds Designate 5 Idaho Counties As Drought Areas

May 29, 2014 | by AP

Senators Introduce Bill To Authorize Upper Klamath Basin Agreement

May 21, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

A Wild and Scenic Underground River In Southern Oregon?

May 20, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Inslee: Cracked Dam A Unique Problem, Not Systemic In River System

May 15, 2014 | by Anna King

3 More Ore. Counties Seek Emergency Drought Declarations

May 14, 2014 | by OPB

EarthFix Conversation: The X Prize of Ocean Acidification

May 13, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

New Study: Glacial Collapse In Antarctica ‘Unstoppable’

May 13, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

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Scientists Say Stop Worrying About Fukushima Radioactivity In Fish


by Ashley Ahearn

Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water were released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station after the earthquake and tsunami of 2011 hit Japan. That’s made many people nervous about eating fish caught on this side of the Pacific Ocean.


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A wide array of tiny marine critters are struggling to survive in Bellingham Bay, according to a recently released report from the Washington Department of Ecology.


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