Washington Recycler Fined For Dumping Waste In Hong KongOne of the largest electronics recycling companies in Washington state has been fined $444,000 for illegally disposing of flat-screen televisions with fluorescent tubes containing toxic mercury.
Study: Killing Wolves Actually Increases Livestock AttacksKilling the alpha male or female in a pack frees the other wolves to start breeding, according to a wildlife expert.
Scientists See Severe Coral Bleaching Near HawaiiMarine biologists are seeing higher-than-normal ocean temperatures that are causing near-shore bleaching across the islands.
35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Northwest AlaskaThe animals are unable to find enough sea ice, where they usually rest in the Arctic Ocean.
Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean SurfaceNew study shows plastic junk floating on the world's oceans, but it's not as much as feared.
Whooping Crane Setback: Eggs Laid In Wild Will Not HatchBiologists say the first pair of eggs laid in Louisiana in more than 75 years were infertile but lessons were learned that will help efforts to breed whooping cranes in the wild.
Sheriff: 3 Killed In Massive Mudslide North Of SeattleMassive slide of mud, trees and rocks destroyed six houses in rural Washington.
New Report Studies Spokane Quake DangerPreviously unknown earthquake faults may run deep through eastern Washington.
Ecologists Encourage Photographers to Capture King Tides This WeekendAnother winter high tide has officials at the state Department of Ecology encouraging people to take along their cameras if they're headed to the beach.
King Tides Expected in Puget Sound This WeekThese extremely high tides that happen once or twice a year may temporarily flood roads, parking lots and beaches.

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