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2005

Will the Gulf Coast Fish Again? (October 5, 2005. The New York Times, by Marian Burros.) Search for article in New York Times Archives.

Seafaring Scientists Seek Clues to Toxin (September 25, 2005. The Seattle Times, by Sandi Doughton.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archives.

After Katrina: Tracking the Toxic Flood (September 22, 2005. Nature, by Adrianne Appel.)

Strange weather disrupts marine ecosystems along Pacific Coast.
(July 22, 2005. San Francisco Chronicle, by Terence Chen.)

Ruling to protect fish from toxins is mired in confusion.
July 20, 2005. Register Guard, by Susan Search for this article in the Register Guard Archives.

Warmer oceans may be killing West Coast marine life.
July 13, 2005. Seattle Times, by Carina Stanton.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archives.

Sea Life in peril- plankton vanishing/usual seasonal influx of cold water isn’t happening.
(July 12, 2005. San Francisco Chronicle, by Glen Martin.)

Plankton Go Missing Along the Coasts.
(July 12, 2005, NPR-All Things Considered)

Bill Peterson was interviewed about Ocean conditions and low levels of plankton off of the west coast. listen to the audio clip

Red water off county’s coast is safe for humans.
(July 2, 2005. San Diego Union-Tribune, by Terry Rodgers.) Search for article in San Diego Union-Tribune archives.

Sagging sockeye run magnifies a mystery.
(July 6, 2005. Seattle Times, by Warren Cornwall.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archives.

A Model of Cooperation: Pacific Whiting Research.
(May 19, 2005. University of Washington SAFS Newsletter)

Strange Days on Planet Earth. April 20, 2005. National Geographic hosted by Edward Norton. (Bill Peterson was featured in the segment called "The One Degree Factor.")

Survival of the Fittest Clam.
(April 12, 2005. New York Times, by Henry Fountain.) Search for article in New York Times archives.

Butting heads with beavers.
April 1, 2005. ABC News Website, by Amanda Orion.)

Chinook Salmon. February 5, 2005. King 5 News, by Gary Chittim. (Gina Ylitalo was interviewed.

Coho report in line with Bush Approach.
(January 27, 2005. Oregonian, by Joe Rojas-Burke.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives

Critical habitat for salmon in peril.
(January 9,2005. The Columbian, by Erik Robinson.) Search for article in The Columbian archives.

2004

A Thousand Cuts.
(December 29, 2004, Earth & Sky Radio) Usha Varanasi was interviewed about environmental problems and water quality. listen to the audio clip

Oceans and Health
(December 23, 2004, Earth & Sky Radio) Usha Varanasi was interviewed about the connections between marine organisms and human health. listen to the audio clip

Killer Grandmas: Female killer whales spend decades as grandmothers and biologists wonder why.
(December 23, 2004, Earthwatch Radio) Linda Jones was interviewed. listen to the audio clip

Killer Clues: Killer Whales are dying off and scientists are searching for clues.
(December 9, 2004, Earthwatch Radio) Linda Jones interviewed. listen to the audio clip

Scientists seek clues to eddy’s toxic brew.
(December 8, 2004. Tacoma News Tribune, by Les Blumenthal.) Search for article in Tacoma News Tribune Archives.

Sound PBDE’s
(November 27, 2004, Earth & Sky Radio) Tracy Collier interviewed about contaminants. listen to the audio clip

Beavers rebound, Strengthen habitat.
(November 24, 2004. Oregonian, by Joe Rojas-Burke.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives.

Salt marsh is site of newest approach to salmon habitat restoration.
(November 19, 2004. Newport News Times, by Joel Gallob.)

Underwater Watch
(November 11, 2004. San Diego Union Tribune, by Terry Rodgers.) Search for article in San Diego Union-Tribune archives.

A West Coast Center for Oceans and Human Health
(November 1, 2004. Fishermen’s News, by Usha Varanasi.)

Invading Sea Squirts are "sliming" the Sound.
(October 12, 2004. Seattle P-I, by Debera Carlton Harrell.)

Research expedition to test advanced technologies, interdisciplinary approach to fisheries assessment.
(October 6, 2004. Newport News Times, by Terry Dillman.)

Toxic algae off Washington coast stretches 30 miles across.
(September 29, 2004. Seattle P-I, by John Iwasaki.)

Harmful Algal Blooms. September 29, 2004. Komo 4 News, by Bryan Johnson. (Dr. Vera Trainer discussed a large toxic algal bloom off the coast of Washington state.) watch the video clip

Harmful Algal Blooms. September 28, 2004. King 5 News, by Gary Chittim. (Dr. Vera Trainer discussed her research on harmful algal blooms.)

Orca’s Song Fading? (September 19, 2004. Tacoma News Tribune, by Susan Gordon.) Search for article in Tacoma News Tribune Archives.

PBDE’s and Salmon.
(September 3, 2004, Puget Sound Public Radio, KUOW 94.9) Tracy Collier was a guest on the show. listen to the audio clip

El Nino stirring, salmon at risk. (August 23, 2004. Tacoma News Tribune, by Les Blumenthal.) Search for article in Tacoma News Tribune Archives.

Breaching just doesn’t make sense. (August 13, 2004. Portland Insight, by Glenn Vanselow.)

Trawling Restrictions. August 11, 2004. KTVU San Francisco, by John Fowler. (Dr. Waldo Wakefield discussed the effects of bottom trawling on fish and their habitat.)

Elwha dam removal gets final go-ahead. (August 6, 2004. Seattle Times, by Jim Downing.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive.

Pings count, track migrating smolts. (August 4, 2004. Oregonian, by Joe Rojas-Burke.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives.

Runoff blamed for fish die-off.
(June 2, 2004. Seattle Times, by Lynn Thompson.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive.

A Toxic End to Hatchery’s Season. (May 26, 2004. Seattle Times, by Lynn Thompson.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive.

Wisely Investing in stocks of Pacific Northwest Salmon.
(March 26, 2004. Seattle Times, by Mary Ruckelshaus, Nathan Mantua, and Robert Francis.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Killer Whale Cruise (March 15, 2004. King 5 News Website, by Glenn Farley.).

Cooperation: A Critical Component of Fisheries Research. (March 1, 2004. Fishermen’s News, by Usha Varanasi.)

Southern Resident Killer Whale Cruise/What do Orcas do in Winter? February 24, 2004. King 5 News, by Glenn Farley. (Dr. Linda Jones discussed the Marine Mammal Program´s contaminants and prey studies.)

From Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean: Our Waterways in Peril February 19, 2004. KCTS Connects, by Sharon Giampietro. (As a featured panelist, Dr. John Stein discussed various factors impacting the health of regional waterways.) watch the video clip

Action to Save Oceans Backed.
(February 16, 2004. Seattle Post Intelligencer, by Robert McClure.)

Waxing and Waning: The Pacific climate shift and annual salmon returns. (February 4, 2004. Oregonian, by Joe Rojas- Burke.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives.

Poisoning the Imperiled.
(December/January 2004. National Wildlife Federation, by Jessica Snyder Sachs.)

2003

Ranching the Open Ocean. (December 23, 2003. Oregonian, by Michael Milstein.) Search for article in Oregonian Archive

Southern Resident Killer Whales. December 23, 2003. King 5 News, by Glenn Farley. (Center Scientists John Stein, Peggy Krahn, and Jon Buzitis discussed how contaminants affect marine mammal health.)

Endangered Listing for elusive Orcas? Scientists seek clues to decline. (December 19, 2003. Seattle Times, by Craig Welch.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Seattle's new drainage plan to provide wildlife with healthy creeks.
(December 5, 2003. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Lisa Stiffler.)

Salmon Mystery. November 29, 2003. King 5 News, by Gary Chittim. (Drs. Nat Scholz and Mark Myers discussed their research on coho pre-spawn mortality in Longfellow Creek.)

Scientists steer Idaho´s sockeye from extinction. (October 30, 2003. Land Letter) Search for article in Land Letter archives.

A fisherman’s legacy.
(October 7, 2003. The World Link, by Susan Chambers.) Search for article in The World Link Archives.

Mystery marine toxin closes shellfish beds near Port Townsend.
(September 19, 2003. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Robert McClure.)

Eagle Harbor Tour
(August 29, 2003. U.S. Representative Jay’s Inslee’s Webpage)

Navigating Change: Usha Varanasi stays the course with science. (July 20, 2003. Seattle Times, by Ross Anderson.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Red Tide Bloom follows population boom. (April 14, 2003. Seattle Times, by Lisa Stiffler.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

NOAA releases preliminary report on species status. (February 28, 2003. The Columbia Basin Bulletin, by Barry Espenson.) Log in to CBB archives to read article.

Orca researchers rejoice at federal funding. (February 19, 2003. Seattle Times, by Associated Press.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Our Troubled Sound: Spawning coho are dying early in restored creeks.
(February 6, 2003. Seatle Post-Intelligencer, by Lisa Stiffler.)

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers- "Deep Crisis" (Episode 1306). January 28, 2003. (The Northwest Fisheries Science Center was featured in this episode.) watch the video clip

Small fish speedily made into mince. (January 1, 2003. Fishing News International.)

2002

Scientists ask public to help track orcas' winter homes.
(November 30, 2002. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Lisa Stiffler.)

Injunction urged to protect fish. (November 28, 2002. Seattle Times, by Jeff Barnard.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Our Troubled Sound
(November 18, 2002. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Lisa Stiffler, Robert McClure, and Lise Olsen.

Whales show high PCB levels. (October 28, 2002. Monterey County Herald, by Kate Ramsayer.) Search for article in Monterey County Herald Archives.

Oregon Field Guide: Ocean Explorations. October 2002. Oregon Public Broadcasting. (Dr. Waldo Wakefield discussed his research on Astoria Canyon and Heceta Bank.) watch the video clip

Scientists make return visit to Heceta Bank.
(September 20, 2202. Newport News Times, by Joel Gallob.)

Commercial trawlers receive glimmer amid planned closures. (September 11, 2002. Oregonian) Search for article in Oregonian Archives

Researchers on trail of toxic algae blooms of coast. (September 3, 2002. Seattle Times, by Eran Karmon.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Whale Madness.
(July 18, 2002. Seattle Weekly, by Eric Scigliano.)

The Future of Fish on the Table.
(July 16, 2002, Puget Sound Public Radio, KUOW 94.9). This segment discusses current groundfish issues and features an interview with NWFSC scientist Jim Hastie. listen to the audio clip

EPA ordered to protect salmon from pesticides. (July 4, 2002. Seattle Times, by Jeff Barnard.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Fortifying Steelhead. (March 5, 2002. Bremerton Sun, by Christopher Dunagan.)

2001

Severe Pollution Killing Puget Sound Marine Life. December 12, 2001. Komo 4 News, by Tracy Vedder. (Center Director Usha Varanasi discussed the effects of contaminants on marine organisms.)

Ground-breaking for new building at science center honors Barry Fisher.
(October 10, 2001. Newport News Times, by Joel Gallob.)

Scientists uncover secrets of underwater canyon. (July 14, 2001. Seattle Times, by Jason George.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Robot lets scientists see marine ravine. (July 14, 2001. Tacoma News Tribune, by Susan Gordon.) Search for article in Tacoma News Tribune Archives.

Into the Abyss. (July 11, 2001. The Oregonian, by Richard Hill.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives.

Something Fishy. (May 24, 2001. The Economist).

Fish Tracks: A high-tech program is being expanded that uses tiny tags to monitor the journey of salmon in the Columbia River Basin. (April 18, 2001. The Oregonian, by Jonathan Brinkman.) Search for article in Oregonian Archives.

Pesticides enter salmon picture.
(January 31, 2001. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Lisa Stiffler.)

2000

Presidential Honor for Science Center Director. (December 15, 2000. India-West, by Rashmee Sharma.)

Fishing for Knowledge Research program hooks Oregon fishers. (August 28, 2000. Daily Astorian, by Karen Mockler.)

1998

Voyage of Discovery: The sockeye’s struggle. (July 7, 1998. Seattle Times.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

Chinook proposed for endangered list. (February 27, 1998. Everett Herald.) Search for article in the Everett Herald Archives.

1997

Science: Stemming the Red Tide. (September 30, 1997. Seattle Times.) Search for article in Seattle Times Archive

1990

Alaska’s Big Spill: Can the Wilderness Heal? (January 1990. National Geographic, by Bryan Hodgson.)

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