Northwest residents from Idaho farmers to Puget Sound tribes will be impacted by climate change, according to a new report written by scientists at Oregon State University and the University of Washington.
A commercial submarine operator is teaming up with the University of Washington to build a new, manned deep sea sub.
The floor of the Pacific Ocean is a world of extremes. But it’s also a place of exquisite spare beauty and colorful creatures.
Scientists are in the final weeks of preparation for the deployment of an underwater scientific monitoring system that will "bring the ocean to you" like never before.
About 40 percent of America’s waste comes from construction sites. In Washington state, construction and demolition debris peaked in 2006 before the construction sector imploded. As the state's economy climbs out of its doldrums, construction waste is again approaching record levels.
A new exhibit at Seattle’s Burke Museum explores the complex role that plastic plays in our lives, by looking at the effects of plastic on our health and the environment.
A new climate-change study published Monday surveyed nearly 500 mammals in the western hemisphere. It found that on the whole, mammals that can move quickly to new territory and adapt to human encroachment have good odds of surviving a warming planet. Mammals that stay put may not stick around.
TACOMA, Wash. — Prosecutors are recommending seven years in prison for 32-year-old Justin Solondz when he is sentenced Friday in federal court in Tacoma for his role in an ecoterror arson at the University of Washington.
For 15 years, a yellow construction crane has lifted hundreds of scientists 25 stories into the canopy of an old growth forest near Carson, Washington. Instruments on the canopy crane helped researchers conclude that old growth forests help remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This summer the crane is getting stripped down.