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As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.  (Photo by Pekka Laakso/AFP/Getty Images)

With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The Arctic

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.

12/05/2014

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Protesters Storm Seattle Zoo Over Closure Of Elephant Exhibit

Protesters in Seattle attempted to push their way into Wooldland Park Zoo’s first board meeting since the zoo decided to shut down its elephant exhibit.

12/03/2014

Gov. Jay Inslee (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Inslee Backs EPA Plan To Cut Emissions

Gov. Jay Inslee says he strongly backs an Obama administration proposal to reduce emissions from the nation’s power plants.

CBS Seattle–12/03/2014

File photo of an oil train (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Study: More To Do As Oil Trains Pose New Risks

A state study says the increase in crude oil shipments by rail is creating new risks and will require increased safety measures and improved oil spill response and prevention.

CBS Seattle–12/02/2014

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Washington Man Sets Record With Pacific Bluefin Tuna Catch

An Ellensburg angler has set a new Washington record by catching a Pacific bluefin tuna weighing just over 39 pounds.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2014

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Mount Rainier National Park Showing Flood Danger

Officials at Mount Rainier National Park have temporarily closed park access at the Nisqually entrance because of flooding.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2014

Biologists isolated a virus that is different from any other virus known to infect marine life; it's dubbed a “sea star associated densovirus.” (Photo by MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Starfish Die-Off

Biologists isolated a virus that is different from any other virus known to infect marine life; it’s dubbed a “sea star associated densovirus.”

11/18/2014

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Death By Dirty Water: Storm Runoff A Risk For Fish

Scientists with NOAA, Washington State University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking a solution to stormwater pollution, a major problem for Puget Sound and other streams and lakes in the nation.

CBS Seattle–11/17/2014

State officials accused the tree care company of "carelessly" spraying pesticides on flowering trees. (Photo by FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Pesticide Company Fined For Killing Thousands Of Bees

State officials accused the tree care company of “carelessly” spraying pesticides on flowering trees.

11/14/2014

A school of manini fish pass over a coral reef at Hanauma Bay in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Scientists See Severe Coral Bleaching Near Hawaii

Marine biologists are seeing higher-than-normal ocean temperatures that are causing near-shore bleaching across the islands.

10/06/2014

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Photos Of Forum 2011!

The 6th Annual AM1090 Forum came and went! Check out the 2011 photos with Stephanie Miller, Mike Papantonio, Norman Goldman, Randi Rhodes, Mike Malloy, Ron Reagan and Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Video and Audio of the event […]

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