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Fearing a threat to shellfish industry, Washington Legislature provides funds for kelp, eelgrass protection

Oyster farmers have found ways to combat ocean acidification, but as climate change continues to heat the planet and more carbon dioxide makes its way into the water, many say it will get worse before it gets better.

WSU study finds air pollution, brought on by heat and wildfires, is increasing in the West

WSU study finds air pollution, brought on by heat and wildfires, is increasing in the West

The presence of harmful particles called particulate matter, or PM 2.5, and ozone can make air unhealthy to breathe, and a WSU researcher discovered that the frequency, intensity and unhealthy level of pollution from both particles has increased dramatically, especially in the past decade.

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Wildfire smoke impacts what birds we see, hear according to UW study

Birds are the most efficient breathers of all terrestrial vertebrae, extracting more oxygen per unit of air than any other species. That would seem to make them particularly vulnerable to air pollution.

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Core concerns: Climate change presents challenging future for apple industry

Apple growers in northern climates such as Michigan and Vermont are facing more outbreaks of a nemesis long battled by Washington apple growers – a pathogen known as fire blight that when left unchecked can decimate entire orchards.
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University of Idaho glaciologists studying fast-moving glacier with hopes of improving sea-level rise predictions

A team of University of Idaho scientists are studying a fast-moving glacier in Alaska in hopes of developing better predictions on how quickly global sea levels will rise.
Inslee to push familiar ideas to fight climate change in 2021 session
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Inslee to push familiar ideas to fight climate change in 2021 session

Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative Democrats will renew a push for more state efforts to combat pollution and climate change with a series of initiatives in next year's legislative session.
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Greta Thunberg says voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight

Greta Thunberg says voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight

Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Portugal on Tuesday after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters that the journey had “energized” her for the fight against climate change.
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