Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March

**UPDATE** The March for Science date has been set for April 22. Check out this international map of march locations. Get involved with a local march, for example Humboldt county’s march here. Last weekend, a massive milieu of women in pink hats descended on Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March. The next big protest being … Read more

Scientists link toxic algal blooms along U.S. West Coast to warm waters in the Pacific

Late in 2015, we published a series of stories about a large-scale harmful algal bloom year off the West Coast that resulted in numerous marine animal deaths and closures of recreational and commercial fisheries in California, Oregon, and Washington. At the time, scientists hypothesized that the severe, widespread toxic bloom was connected to unusually persistent … Read more