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Apr 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
Mar 15, 2013 at 10:00 PM
Pilot whales that have died in mass strandings in New Zealand and Australia included many unrelated individuals at each event, a new study concludes, challenging a popular assumption that whales follow each other onto the beach and to almost...
Mar 5, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Scientists from Oregon State University, who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that have washed ashore on the Northwest coast, say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
Feb 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM
A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine...
Feb 22, 2013 at 1:28 PM
A contractor hauled a 30-foot derelict boat off Horsfall Beach on Thursday at a cost of $2,500 to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Jan 23, 2013 at 11:28 PM
Former Newport Mayor Mark McConnell says the dock section will be cut into a smaller piece to fit its new home.
Dec 28, 2012 at 10:33 AM
No highly invasive species of plants or animals were found in the first look at the dock that washed ashore last week near Forks.
Dec 26, 2012 at 4:40 PM
If you're looking for something fun to do now that Christmas is over and New Year's is still a week away, you might think about taking a drive to the coast for some whale watching.
Sep 7, 2012 at 1:34 PM
Wave energy experts from Oregon State University took a field trip Thursday to look at a buoy.
Jul 17, 2012 at 9:32 AM

NEWPORT, Ore. – For the past several weeks, gray whales that spent the spring breeding or calving in the waters off Mexico have been arriving in the Pacific Northwest to feed for the summer and fall, including areas along the Oregon...
Jul 16, 2012 at 8:30 PM
Gray whales aren’t the only species of whale that can be seen off Oregon, according to experts at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute.
Jun 22, 2012 at 1:40 PM
Scientists continue identifying the organisms attached to a floating dock from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that came ashore at Agate Beach just north of Newport, Ore., earlier this month. They are also are casting a wary eye to the future and what...
Jun 13, 2012 at 8:00 AM
A team of scientists that last year created waves by correctly forecasting the 2011 eruption of Axial Seamount years in advance now says that the undersea volcano located some 250 miles off the Oregon coast gave off clear signals just hours before...
Jun 12, 2012 at 4:16 PM

NEWPORT, Ore. – A team of scientists that last year created waves by correctly forecasting the 2011 eruption of Axial Seamount years in advance now says that the undersea volcano located some 250 miles off the Oregon coast gave off clear...