The Planet, Fall 2014, The Salish Sea
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Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Dr. Rebekah Paci-Green
Western Washington University
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Table of Contents
Drawing a New Map by Erik Swanson and Dylan Simpson
What is the Salish Sea, and how did it come to be?
Burden of a Breath by Sam Carlos
Some Seattle neighborhoods have poorer air quality than others.
Waves into Watts by Frederica Kolwey
Tidal energy is predictable and potentially plentiful. Why is it not being implemented?
Ghost Gear by Ryan Evans
Decades of lost fishing gear sit beneath the surface.
Signaled Out by Shannon Beach
Whale watching is fun for humans, but what about the whales?
Indigenous Starch by Kyra Skaggs
A once-forgotten plant may be making a comeback.
After the Spill by Graeme Dyehouse
What happens if an oil spill crosses an international boundary?
Balancing Risks by Jenna Rheuben
Washington’s fish consumption rate is examined.
Fighting Fire with Fire by James Shahan
Should a fire always be suppressed?
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Zemp, Christopher and Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, "The Planet, 2014, Fall" (2014). The Planet. 73.