Biologists isolated a virus that is different from any other virus known to infect marine life; it’s dubbed a “sea star associated densovirus.”
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.
State officials accused the tree care company of “carelessly” spraying pesticides on flowering trees.
Marine biologists are seeing higher-than-normal ocean temperatures that are causing near-shore bleaching across the islands.
The Washington Apple Commission is projecting that this year’s crop will be the largest in state history.
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 […]
The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.
Animals and plants that depend on snow cover may be affected.
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
Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion.