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Federal officials say pond turtles are nearing extinction from Washington state to Mexico.
Federal officials are looking into the deaths of nine orcas hauled up by Bering Sea trawlers since May, while conservation groups say more needs to be done to prevent such deaths.
State officials say 2023 could be one of the largest runs of pink salmon in the past decade.
Tuesday was supposed to be the deadline for people to share input on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed cleanup plan for the heavily polluted Duwamish River entrance. But that deadline has been pushed back to Aug. 11, allowing time for a community festival to educate residents and take public comment on the proposal.
After years of drama with Tribes who say the dams are getting in the way of the salmon. If successful, it’ll be introducing fish into a region it hasn’t been in for 50 or even more years.
The port authority said the expansion would increase Canada’s west coast container capacity by about a third of what it’s already at, and has Indigenous buy-in. But the Lummi Nation in Washington said they've been ignored, and that is a violation of their rights.
The Washington Sea Grant is teaming up with Washington State University Extension to counter the rapid increase in the number of green crabs populating Puget Sound.
Seattle City Light has released a new plan for managing three hydroelectric dams on the Skagit River. The dams provide 20% of Seattle’s electric power, and have been the subject of a series of lawsuits by tribes arguing that the dams stop salmon from flourishing.
According to a new study from the University of Washington and NOAA Fisheries, northern and southern resident orcas, who live in the Salish Sea have different fish hunting patterns.