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Climate action matters here on America’s coast

South Florida and low-lying island nations will be the first to face existential climate-change disasters, it’s often said. The Lower Columbia River and adjacent coastlines also are at risk in important ways. We already are starting to pay a...

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Smart responses needed for marine toxins
Smart responses needed for marine toxins

Troubled clam season was a sign of more troubles ahead

When the marine toxin domoic acid was first reported in Pacific Northwest waters in 1991, it caused a flurry of public consternation and scientific excitement. Specialist conferences were...