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Beneath The Surface: An EarthFix Special

April 19, 2013 | EarthFix
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Laura James looks at star fish clinging to a half-buried storm drain in Puget Sound. Stormwater runoff flows straight into the water here. | credit: Michael Bendixen | rollover image for more

Although our treasured Northwest waters appear pristine, they are threatened by a host of concerns. Dive beneath the surface with EarthFix to learn about the unseen dangers and their impacts on area fisheries, marine life and tribal communities. Beneath the Surface is a special half-hour program produced by our partners at KCTS 9.

Watch on television:

KCTS 9 - Western and Central Washington and British Columbia
Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 27, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, June 21, 3:30 a.m.

KYVE 47 - Yakima, Washington
Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 27, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, June 21, 3:30 a.m.

OPB - Oregon and Southwest Washington
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, June 21, 3:30 p.m.

Idaho Public Television
Wednesday, June 19, 8:30 p.m.

Watch online:

Watch Beneath the Surface on PBS. See more from KCTS 9 Specials.

Read more about:

Stormwater runoff

How We Got Into Such A Mess With Stormwater
New Center Tests Sustainable Stormwater Methods
Neighbors Fight Stormwater Pollution by Building Rain Gardens
If Green Roofs And Rain Gardens Are So Great, Why Aren’t There More?

Harbor seals

Seal Sitters Ask Beach-Goers To Share The Shore
EarthFix Conversations: Sealing the Deal on PCBs and Marine Mammals

Ocean acidification

Algae And Acidification: Connecting The Dots, From The Air
Acidifying Water Takes Toll On Northwest Shellfish
Washington To Consider Ocean Acidification Legislation

Tribes and climate change

The Northwest’s Salmon People Face a Future Without Fish
Quileute Tribe Fights to Regain Precious Land in a Changing Climate

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