Satellite video shows the ice shelf holding the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica back from the sea is breaking up much faster than before.
A new United Nations report says the world needs to tackle the climate change and extinction crises together, not separately.
As a result of the lower NOx emissions, by June 2020, global ozone levels had dropped to a level that policymakers thought would take at least 15 years to reach by conventional means, such as regulations.
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined dam operator Electron Hydro, LLC, $501,000 for discharging discarded plastic field turf into the Puyallup River.
Federal officials are planning to curtail nontribal salmon fishing along the West Coast in especially bad years to help the Northwest’s endangered killer whales.
Seven apple varieties previously believed to be lost or extinct have been found in eastern Washington state, including several on land near the communities of Pullman, Colfax and Moscow.
A new study has calculated that more than one-third of global heat deaths can directly be attributed to human-caused climate change.
A significant part of the western Greenland ice sheet may reach a tipping point, which would make its current configuration become unstable, a new study suggests.
The giant tortoise found corresponds to a species considered extinct more than 100 years ago.
You can help save the Washington salmon population and get paid to do it from the Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program.
This year's Survive the Sound had 20,600 participants, and thanks if you were one of them. More than 1,300 teams helped raise more than $45,000 to help out our endangered salmon.
The iceberg, named A-76, is bigger than the entire island of Manhattan.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee signed a series of bills Monday designed to strengthen the environment in Washington state.
European green crabs were found in Washington’s inland waters in 2016, prompting extensive monitoring. Now state officials say this destructive invasive species is spreading in several coastal locations.
A recent study found that air pollution created by farming — mostly related to livestock production — in the United States causes nearly 18,000 deaths a year.
The 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project, south of Martha’s Vineyard near Cape Cod, would be the first utility-scale wind power development in federal waters.
Emergency crews were called to Whidbey Island for a rescue on Tuesday, but it wasn't a human in need of a rescue.
This week is the last week to sign up for an online game based on the challenges that local salmon populations face just to survive migration.
NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service says it’s starting a five-year status review of the Southern Resident orcas.
President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders.