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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 22, 2013 at 7:28 PM
The Washington Marine Debris Task Force says a 20-foot boat washed ashore Friday on the Long Beach Peninsula.
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 7, 2013 at 3:24 PM
Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.
Feb 5, 2013 at 6:47 PM
Barnacles, brown algae and unknown species of "hydrozoans" took up residence on a boat from Japan now embedded in sand on the Oregon Coast, likely debris of the March 2011 tsunami.
Jan 30, 2013 at 10:57 AM
A large pipe washed ashore Tuesday on the Washington coast near the mouth of the Columbia River at Cape Disappointment State Park.
Jan 17, 2013 at 1:38 PM
The dock that washed ashore on a remote Washington beach last month has been confirmed as debris from the March 2011 tsunami in Japan.
Jan 14, 2013 at 8:50 AM
An armed mob set out into the Florida Everglades on Saturday to flush out a scaly invader.
Dec 31, 2012 at 9:17 AM
Attention all hunters, anglers and ATV riders - with a new year comes new rules and regulations and knowing what they are will keep you out of trouble.
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 22, 2012 at 9:43 AM
They say cats have nine lives. Now a Chinese toad has joined that club of wily survivors.
Dec 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM
Hiking over primitive coastal trails, a team reached a dock that apparently floated from Japan after last year's tsunami and just washed ashore on a Washington beach, and an official said the group found Japanese writing inside the structure.
Dec 20, 2012 at 3:57 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It's a real life Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

Animal rescue officials in South Africa say they found a toad from China hidden inside a porcelain candlestick.

The Star newspaper of South Africa quoted animal expert...