Pacific Northwest

Japanese tsunami flooded US with invasives

October 23, 2017

In June 2012, 15 months after a magnitude-9 earthquake struck northeastern Japan and sent a colossal tsunami hurtling through the oceans, a 66-foot slab of concrete ...

Rare bumblebee makes comeback

February 17, 2016

Populations of the bumblebee species Bombus occidentalis have been taken on a rollercoaster ride of declining and re-emerging, but the bees now appears to be on the ...