Noisy Shrimp May Be Helping Gray Whales Find Their Prey


Scientists haven’t actually seen these creatures, but they’re hearing them loud and clear. And they think hungry gray whales may be tuning in as well.

Polluted Stormwater Damages Fish's Ability to Survive


When fish grow up in stormwater instead of clean water, they go out into the world less equipped to survive.

1st Recorded Case Of Eye Worm Found In Oregonian


Americans may be more vulnerable than previously believed to a type of parasitic eye worm, according to two new studies published Monday. One of the first cases was found in Oregon.

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Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Science

Researcher Uses Drones To Learn How Whales Respond To Noise Pollution

What happens to whales' health when we fill their habitat with noisy ship traffic?

Science | News | local | Environment | Pacific Ocean

OSU Having A Whale Of A Time Finding Funds For Carcass Project

Oregon State University researchers have a quandary. They have a nearly-80-foot-long blue whale carcass they want to turn into an educational display…but no funds. 

Health | Business | Science | local | News | Economy

Scientists To Monitor Seattle's Soda Tax Starting Jan. 1

Seattle’s new soda tax goes into effect Jan. 1. And scientists in Seattle will be measuring how it works — in real time.

History | Science | local | Environment | NW Life

Film Introducing Bigfoot To World Still Mysterious 50 Years Later

After a half century, the film that made Bigfoot a household name has yet to be debunked, for many it remains concrete proof its existence. 

Environment | Science | Water | Land | Fish & Wildlife | World | News

Frogs, Fish And Farmers Feel Out Compromise On Deschutes River

With Central Oregon’s booming population growth, water is an increasingly important resource. And on the Upper Deschutes River, scarce water has become a big problem for wildlife and river habitat.

Science | News | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Flora and Fauna

Wildlife Cameras Capture The Secret Lives Of Predators In The City

A researcher collects and studies tens of thousands of trail camera photos to better understand the wild predators living among us the Northwest's most urbanized place.

Education | Teachers | NW Life | local | Science

Onalaska: A Tiny Washington Town With A Really Big Telescope

Onalaska, Washington, may be a small town, but it is home to one of the largest public telescopes in the state.

News | Nation | local | Science

Oregon Spent $260,000 For Military Backup During Eclipse

The Oregon Military Department is requesting an extra $260,724 for its current budget in order to pay for the costs of managing the crowds during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Forestry | Science | local | News | Animals

What A Scientist Lost In The Eagle Creek Fire

When a fire goes out, what does it mean for scientists studying a place that may no longer exist the way they remember it?

Environment | Land use | Recreation | Science | Water | Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna

Gold And Copper Mining In The Rainy Shadow Of A Volcano

The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.

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