It’s when, not if, the Pacific Northwest is due for a major seismic disaster; scientists say there’s a 37 percent chance one could strike in the next 50 years. FEMA estimates such an earthquake and resulting tsunami could kill thousands…
By PBS NewsHour
Shellfish made poisonous by toxic algae may bloom into bigger problem…
Washington's Quileute tribe, thrust into the spotlight by the "Twilight" series,' has been struggling to reclaim land threatened by floods and sea level rise. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the tribe to hear their story.
By Saskia de Melker
As part of the Patchwork Nation series examining communities across the U.S., Ray Suarez travels to picturesque Lincoln City, Oregon, where the recession has sapped the local tourism industry.
Special correspondent Hendrick Smith reports on pollution in the Pacific Northwest's salmon streams four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act. Smith's report grew out of research from his recent Frontline project, "Poisoned Waters."…
Rising fuel costs are reaching far into the pockets of tuna fisherman, who are struggling to keep their businesses alive as the price of fuel skyrockets.
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