The region is losing ice at the fastest rate since 1900
Climate change is affecting all parts of the globe.
By Hannah Hickey, UW News
Our knowledge of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean comes mostly through satellites, which since 1979 have imaged the dwindling extent of seasonal sea ice from above.
Study documents acoustic footprint of human activities in the Cook Inlet waters, finds sound levels often exceed harassment limits set by NOAA.Continue reading at Earth Island Journal
By Kimberly Rivers, Ventura County Reporter
The squid landing docks at the Port of Hueneme are quiet.
A multi-institution team consisting of the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (UW SAFS) Professor John Horne will deploy experimental technology next week to explore the deep scattering layers of the ocean.Continue reading at SAFS
By Ellis O’Neill, KUOW
It’s been raining this July, but much of Washington is still in a drought, because of our hot, dry spring and early summer.
By Doug Fraser, The Cape Cod Times
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Cobblestone streets lead to the New Bedford Whaling Museumwhere Abigail Field is seated in the library, isolated from the heat and humidity, the blazing sun reduced to a creamy vanilla by the drawn blinds.
By Liz Weber, High Country News
For the past two decades, seafaring scientists from Oregon State University have set out from the Newport, Oregon, harbor to collect data.