Tag: Washington

January 28, 2016

Hydroelectric Dam Demolition Helps American Dippers

Breaking the barriers for salmon may lead quickly to a healthier bird population, at least as far as dam removal is concerned. Recent research examined the effect that removing a...

September 25, 2015

Climate Change May Impact Northwest Mountain Amphibians

Warmer winters and the changing nature of precipitation may have negative effects on amphibians that live in the mountainous wetlands of the Pacific Northwest, according to new research. “What we...

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June 16, 2015

New Exhibit Highlights Poaching’s Toll on Wildlife

Consider this: Last year, more than 1,200 rhinoceroses were slaughtered for their horns; in 2013, 20,000 elephants were killed for their tusks and ivory; and in the last century, the...