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Zoo-Born Western Pond Turtles Making a Washington Comeback

30 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

Saturday, Alki is Going on a Beach Cleanse

26 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Waterfront

25 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate, Transportation

Seattle Parks Adds Green Space, Views to Maple Leaf & Madison Park

17 Jul 2013 by RVO in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

An Oasis of Birding Just off Busy Seattle Streets

08 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Why That Fish You Ordered is Holding Up the State Budget

26 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

A Different Kind of Leak Gives Lie to DOE’s Hanford “Clean-Up”

21 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

In Solar-Power Surprise, Clouds Can Raise Energy Output

20 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science, Weather

Hum of Half-Million Bees to Fill Sea-Tac Scrublands

06 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Seattle Aquarium’s Harbor Seal Exhibit is a $6.5-Million Stunner

31 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Why Washington State is the Place Bigfoot Calls Home

28 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

North Cascades National Park Makes List of Top 10 “Hidden Gems”

20 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Politics

UW Oceanographers Find a Fin Whale Datamine in Seismograph Readings

13 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Watching Seattle Grow on Google’s Earth Engine

10 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

While EU Acts, EPA Blows Smoke in Bee Death Report

07 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Climate Change May Put Washington Wineries on the March

17 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

How Clean is Our Water? How Clean Should It Be?

16 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Trying to Reason With Mudslide Season

15 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Japanese Tsunami Yields Up a Real-Life “Life of Pi” Scene

12 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Big Break-Up of Arctic Ice on the Beaufort Sea (Video)

10 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Washington State’s Water-Pollution Regs Assume People Hate Fish

05 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Elwha River Busy Dumping a New Delta in Juan de Fuca Strait (Photo Gallery)

01 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

It’s Cherry Blossom Time at the University of Washington (Photo Gallery)

29 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News

Largest Beekeeper in U.S. Says More Than Half Died Over Winter

29 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Don’t Drip & Drive this April

25 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Cherry Blossom Time Coming Soon to the UW

20 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Poopy Pluses, Minuses on View at Woodland Park Zoo and Lincoln Park

05 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News

It’s Been 12 Years Since the Nisqually Quake

01 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Getting a Bead on Our Improbable Weather

25 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science, Weather

Legislature Debates “Product Stewardship” of Batteries, Paint & Lights

22 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

EU May Ban Neonicotinoids for Bees — Will EPA Act Next?

18 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Science

Eyeing Floods of 2050, Seattle Prepares to Hike its Skirt

14 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Tons of Japan’s Tsunami Debris Due on West Coast

29 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

For the Latest Climate Change News, We Go to Pteropods & Guillemots

28 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science, Weather

Tree Embolisms & the Death of Forests by Climate Change’s Thousand Cuts

26 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

City Council Gets an Earful of Support for SLU Rezone to 400′

15 Nov 2012 by Guest Contributor in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate

Emergency Supplies Renters Need to Have On Hand

31 Oct 2012 by Arne Christensen in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

Natural Disaster Tips That Renters Need to Know

29 Oct 2012 by Arne Christensen in Environment, News, Weather

Discover Pass Won’t Pay Parks’ Bills–Now What, Legislature?

24 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

The Earthquake Prep Details You Haven’t Thought of Yet

18 Oct 2012 by Arne Christensen in Environment, Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED

The Great Washington ShakeOut, an Earthquake Drill, Set for Thursday Morning

16 Oct 2012 by Arne Christensen in Announcements, Education, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Prepared for an Earthquake? It’s Disaster Preparedness Month.

12 Oct 2012 by Arne Christensen in Environment, Features, Health, News

Snoqualmie Valley Bears Stick Noses into Ballard Bee Company Honey

11 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Coal’s Long Black Trains Are A-Comin’ on Downtown, Seattle

28 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, Environment, News

Uff Da! Ballard Defies Trend Toward Cycling on Safer Streets

11 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

What Lies Beneath Mount St. Helens? Scientists Plan a Volcanic CAT Scan

27 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Op-Ed: Hanford Clean-Up as an Example of Why We’re Doomed

22 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Woodland Park Zoo Lowers the Temperature (with Icy Treats)

17 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

Heat Wave! A City Without A/C Pants in Sweaty Fear

16 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

Taylor Bridge Wildfire Has Burned Area Almost the Size of Tacoma

15 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

Taylor Bridge Wildfire Burns 27,000 Acres, Still Growing

14 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

Will South Seattle Enter the Ozone Zone this Weekend?

09 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation, Weather

Why is the Legislature Trying to Kill Washington State Parks?

06 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

What’s a Working Waterfront Worth, Anyway?

18 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate, Transportation

A New Hawaii Beckons Visitors From the Beach

16 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Travel

Seattle’s Recycling Success Comes With Rising Waste-Collection Costs

09 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

One-Day Getaway: Whale-Watching in the San Juans

05 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Travel

A Red, White & Zoo Weekend Pig Out is in the Works

26 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Elwha River Gone Wild [Photo Gallery]

25 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Is the Overfishing Crisis Oversold?

22 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Seattle’s Episcopals Plan Some Duwamish River Outings This Summer

14 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Op-Ed: Seriously, Will Nature-Deficit Disorder Turn Fatal?

03 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in Education, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

“A Staggering Mess” as Tsunami Debris Hits Alaska Coast Early

30 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

James Corner on Design, Scale, and Post-High-Line Life

24 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED

The Pacific Northwest Has Got the “Tiny Quake” Shakes

20 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: WOODLAND PARK ZOO BABY PENGUIN PICS // MUST CREDIT THE SUNBREAK

13 Apr 2012 by Audrey in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Adorably Fuzzy Baby Penguin Gets its Tummy Poked (Probably)

13 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

In Seattle, Third Year of Landfill-Powered Electricity Age Begins

12 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Bee-lieve the Growing Buzz About Harm From Neonicotinoids

09 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Two Tiny Seattle Earthquakes Friday Morning

06 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News

Hey, Seattle! Time to Play “Who Drowns First?”

30 Mar 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Weather

“What’s the Plan for Tsunami Debris?” You Ask

26 Mar 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

Yoram Bauman on Cartoon Economics, Climate Change & Krugman

21 Mar 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Cherry Blossom “Peak Bloom” is a Moving Target, Say UW Researchers

20 Mar 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Weather

Today in Squeeee: Otter Family Playtime at the Seattle Aquarium

24 Feb 2012 by Audrey in Environment, News

British Columbia Coal is Blowin’ Up!

17 Feb 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Hot Octopus-on-Octopus Action, Care of the Seattle Aquarium

15 Feb 2012 by Audrey in Environment, News

Wanted: Puget Sound Sea Lion Killer

10 Feb 2012 by Audrey in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Seattle to Waterfront Architect: Please Think Small, Narrow, and Cheap

08 Feb 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics

Willie Weir on the Benefits of Extra-Cycling Perception

08 Feb 2012 by Jonathan Dean in Environment, News, Transportation

Zoo News Roundup: Otter Edition

25 Jan 2012 by Audrey in Environment, News

A Few Rules for Seattle’s Small Game Hunters

29 Dec 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News

Op-Ed: Do We Really Need a City Council?

20 Dec 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Politics

Pour One Out for Seattle Aquarium Seal Big Al

13 Dec 2011 by Audrey in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

More Quake News Surfaces in Pacific NW Seismic Network Site’s Redesign

09 Dec 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Science

Reading Up on Wine Wars with Wine Economist Mike Veseth

08 Dec 2011 by Michael van Baker in Business, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED

Salmon Virus Cover Up? Blame Canada!

30 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED

What Lies Beneath? The Defunding of GeoMapNW

22 Nov 2011 by Arne Christensen in Environment, Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED

A “Frontier Ocean Post” Courtesy Cape Alava

15 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Features, News, Travel

Op-Ed: Plastic Bags are Public Enemy #1, Says City Council

14 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Politics

More Reports of Salmon Virus Found in Canadian Waters

07 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Science

Tsunami Debris Field Floating to West Coast Landfall (Photo Gallery)

04 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Politics

James Corner Field Operations Fills in Details on Seattle’s New Waterfront Design

03 Nov 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate, Transportation

Woodland Park Zoo to Train Animals in Soccer (Photo Gallery)

31 Oct 2011 by Seth Kolloen in Environment, News

Squirrels are Occupying Volunteer Park (Photo Gallery)

24 Oct 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Features, News

Salmon Flu & You: Myths and Mysteries

20 Oct 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science

Recent Mount Rainier Earthquakes No Cause for Alarm (We’re Doomed Edition)

17 Oct 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Science

How Green is Your Hotel?

12 Oct 2011 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, Travel

Bill Gates Considers the Nuclear Options

05 Oct 2011 by Michael van Baker in Business, Environment, News, Science

Moving Planet Seattle Joined Over 2,000 Events in 175 Countries

27 Sep 2011 by Guest Contributor in Environment, News

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