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  • Refrigerator found on Washington beach may be tsunami debris

    Refrigerator found on Washington beach may be tsunami debris
    Charlie Coburn is always searching for something on the beach near Moclips, from sand dollars to bald eagles -- but this was a first for him. “Charlie was running out, he was the first one there, and I said, ‘What is it?’ And he said,...
  • Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington

    Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington
    State and federal officials are inspecting a 20-foot fishing boat that washed ashore at Washington's Cape Disappointment State Park that appears to have originated in Japan, the Washington state Department of Ecology confirmed Friday. Reports began to...
  • Invasive Plants Clog Bayous

    Invasive Plants Clog Bayous
    Miles and miles of bayous are clogged by an invasive plant, and the problem is worse this summer. Vanessa Bolano shows you what's happening in Terrebonne Parish. “It's bad it's real bad,” says Bobby Breaux. Breaux owns Bob’s Bayou...
  • Invasive Species Council chief: Organisms on Japanese debris are 'severe' threat

    Invasive Species Council chief: Organisms on Japanese debris are 'severe' threat
    The head of the state’s Invasive Species Council said Friday that marine organisms arriving on tsunami debris from Japan present a direct threat to shellfish growers along Washington’s coast. “This is a multi-species problem,”...
  • State Ecology Dept. crews search beaches for tsunami debris

    State Ecology Dept. crews search beaches for tsunami debris
    Crews with the state Department of Ecology were searching the coastal beaches near Grayland Monday for any possible tsunami debris. “A lot of Styrofoam, some plastic bottles, mostly Styrofoam, it seems,” said Shawn Zaniewski, with the...
  • Commentary: Shipley a tribute to community spirit

    Ten years ago, the future of Shipley Nature Center was threatened due to difficult economic times in the city of Huntington Beach. Faced with closure, a group of dedicated volunteers stepped forward to make sure that the gates of Shipley would remain open...
  • Veterinarian from Orlando takes you into Puerto Rico wilderness

     
                                                                                                                                                           Remember years ago, when a Burmese Python found dead with a gator inside its decomposing body in the...
  • Are wild horses native to the U.S.? A federal court seeks the answer

     
    Animal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growing stockpile of......
  • Environment: Do we have to choose between clean energy and the animals?

     
    It all seemed so simple once. You know: "Save the whales," "save the spotted owl" and so on. Now, black and white has given way to green versus green. Take the Los Angeles Times story on Monday about wind turbines......
  • Pa. Game Commission habitat work underway on state game lands

     
    By Jerry Feaser Of the Pennsylvania Game Commission Game Commission food and cover crews begin season of wildlife habitat improvements; Illegal dumping and ATV use remain problems HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s teams of land...
  • California's new pesticide plan sparks protest

     
    Twenty-five environmental and pubic health groups asked Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday to abandon the state's new plan for eradicating agricultural pests and explore a less toxic approach, such as crop rotation or planting neighboring crops that deter...