Washington State Climatologist Nick Bond will talk about the impacts that warming oceans and environmental degradation have on dwindling Northwest salmon populations at 3 p.m., at the Grand Coulee Public Library on Tuesday, Feb.Read more
By KUOW Staff
Rain across Western Washington is causing the region’s rivers, creeks, and roadways to significantly flood, as well as landslides.See article with videos at KUOW
Cook Inlet beluga whales are one of five beluga population stocks found in U.S. waters. They are the only beluga population listed under the Endangered Species Act.Continue reading at NOAA Fisheries
By Courtney Flatt, KUOW
Remember the first few weeks of January? Snow-covered mountain passes, closed highways.See article at KUOW
By Lester Black, The Stranger
We just finished the hottest decade ever recorded at Sea-Tac Airport—by a longshot.
By Rosie McCall, Newsweek
warm “blob” of hot water reported to have formed in the Pacific Ocean near New Zealand is making its way towards South America.
By Todd Woody, National Geographic
Stores of methane and CO2 in the world’s seas are in a strange, icy state, and the waters are warming, creating a ticking carbon time bomb.
By Andrew R.C. Marshal, Reuters
An eccentric group of citizen-scientists called Old Weather has transcribed millions of observations from long-forgotten logbooks of ships, many from the great era of Arctic exploration.
By Good News Network
Conservationists are rejoicing after new research showed that whales in the South Atlantic have rebounded from the brink of extinction.