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  1. Skagit's small ferry system ready to lead U.S. on fuel efficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Diesel-burning ferry boats could be a thing of the past for Skagit County. The county plans to replace its passenger ferry with an all-electric model.

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  2. What do San Juan islanders do with their trash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    When writer Knute Berger was a kid in the 1960s, vacationing on Shaw Island, his family had a creative way of dumping some of their trash. "We'd take the cans and bottles, put them in our rowboat, row out into the middle of San Juan Channel and dump it overboard," Berger said.

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  3. Fate Of Pacific Northwest Orcas Tied To Having Enough Columbia River SalmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Editor's note: Research, tenacious advocates and $16 billion have lifted Columbia salmon from the brink of extinction. But the Northwest has yet to figure out a sustainable long-term plan to save the fish that provide spiritual sustenance for tribes, food for the table, and hundreds of millions of dollars in business and ecological benefits.

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  4. Study: Orcas Lose Two-Thirds Of Their PregnanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Two-thirds of all detectable orca pregnancies have ended in miscarriages over the past seven years, a new study shows. To figure out if orcas were pregnant, the researchers trained dogs to find orca scat and then tested the scat's hormone levels.

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  5. West Coast Transient Orcas Are Booming While Resident Orcas In Salish Sea StruggleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    New research shows some of the orca populations that visit the Salish Sea are booming while the orcas who spend most of their time there are suffering. It comes down to what the different orcas eat.

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