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‘Disastrous Year' for North Cascades Glaciers Heralds Global Decline

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Record heat in 2015 is melting glaciers at an eye-popping pace.

Fear and Hoping in Seattle

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All is woe in the water world — or is it? Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton reflects on an extraordinary summer.

Pacific Northwest's Winter, Warm and Wet, Is Climate Change Preview

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Little snow in sight looks to be the future of the American West.
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James Workman: Poetry, Slammed — Dambusting Celebratory Removals

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The most dramatic freshwater news stories of 2011 literally broke wide open in the Pacific Northwest's hydropowered region, as two major Washington currents were unplugged in in order to replenish an endangered, iconic, transrational species of fish. In that same spirit of silent wonder, and agape, the following 318 words began to arrange and then unglue themselves to honor these inspired, extraordinary events.