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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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Washington Expects Record Apple Crop

The Washington Apple Commission is projecting that this year’s crop will be the largest in state history.

CBS Seattle–09/29/2014

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Proposal: Media Needs Permit To Film Wilderness

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it is extending the period for the public to weigh in on a proposal that would make permanent new rules on commercial video and photography in […]

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

File photo of grizzly bears. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Weigh Moving Grizzlies Into Washington

The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.

CBS Seattle–08/22/2014

New study confirms the blanket of snow on arctic ice has gotten thinner over the last several decades. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Thinning Arctic Snow Could Alter North Pole Ecosystem

Animals and plants that depend on snow cover may be affected.

08/14/2014

This glacier is in Drygalski Fjord on South Georgia Island's southeast coast. Glaciers move downhill at a very slow rate, reaching the water and extending over it. Eventually a piece will break off under its own weight, forming an iceberg. Global warming, which has impacted many Antarctic glaciers, has reduced this glacier's size significantly. (Photo Credit: Jordan Spielman)

New Study: Humans Blamed For More Than Two-Thirds Of Melting Glaciers

But since 1991, about 69 percent of the rapidly increasing melt was man-made, said Ben Marzeion, a climate scientist at the University of Innsbruck in Austria

CBS Seattle–08/14/2014

Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion. (Lynette Cook/NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Alien Planets Could Host Life For Up To 10 Trillion Years

Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion.

CBS Seattle–08/12/2014

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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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