A recent study projects that climate change will cause most glaciers on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State to disappear by 2070, threatening water resources, ecosystems, and tourism.
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As warming streams reduce the populations of chum salmon in northwest Washington, bald eagles are exploring adjacent farmland for alternative foods.
A new study discovered that glaciers are vital for buffering stream temperatures and protecting species like salmon during extreme summer heatwaves.
Scientists, policymakers, and Indigenous tribes in Whatcom County, Washington, are working to address climate change within their communities and across the state.
Once filled with ice, glacial valleys are now flowing with water in a warming climate, opening up new habitat for the Pacific salmon and revealing opportunities for a modern-day gold rush in parts of British Columbia and Alaska, a new study finds.
GlacierHub interviews Debra Lekanoff, the only Native American woman currently serving in Washington’s state legislature.
A new report shows a dire situation for salmon in Washington State. Populations are reeling from habitat loss, flooding and the repercussions of climate change.
Work by tribal, state, and non-governmental organizations in Washington State have brought endangered summer chum salmon populations to potential de-listing levels.
A proposed rare earth element mine on a mountainous island in Alaska is at the center of a geopolitical conflict and an environmental crisis.
As salmon suffer in Alaska’s warming snow- and rain-fed rivers, some scientists are looking to glaciers to predict the future of these fish.