Royal Dutch Shell is forging ahead with plans to park two Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle, risking possible fines from the city and ignoring port commissioners who have asked Shell to wait.
Activists who don’t want Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic are protesting at the company’s Seattle fuel transfer station.
Just days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska’s northwestern coast.
Marine biologists are seeing hundreds of baby sea stars, prompting hopes that the species can bounce back from a devastating wasting disease.
A King County judge is set to hear a case challenging the Woodland Park Zoo’s ownership of two Seattle elephants that are to be moved to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
The state Senate passed a measure Monday night to improve the safety of oil transportation, one of two competing bills that deal with the increasing shipments of crude oil through the state.
Whether it’s Asian carp in Chicago-area waters, salamanders in Kentucky or great crested newts in the United Kingdom, biologists are using the tool to help look for reclusive or rare imperiled species, monitor unwanted creatures or gauge the overall biodiversity of a lake or stream.
U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.
The National Marine Fisheries Service is studying how to revise habitat protections for endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters.
A small 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12:16 a.m. Monday in the Bremerton area.