Podcast by Max Owens

A salmon swims in a creek. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management.

Salmon populations are in trouble, and hungry seals aren’t helping — but Kathleen McKeegan wants to know if an underwater boombox might be the solution. McKeegan, a researcher and graduate student in the Biology Department at Western Washington University, is testing whether Targeted Acoustic Startle Technology…

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Podcast by Catalina Lane

An abalone shell sits on a shelf. Photo courtesy of midnightcomm.

Catalina Lane is a senior at Western Washington University completing a double major in Environmental Education and Studio Art. She loves enjoying the outdoors, creating art and playing with her stubborn cat, Tiko.

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Podcast by Augustine Vanden Brulle

A bird flies over the Nooksack River in Deming, Washington. Photo courtesy of OER Training.

Augustine Vanden Brulle is a Western Washington University student who is new to environmental reporting, but they hope to channel their interest into reporting on rivers and fisheries in the future.

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The Planet Magazine

The Planet Magazine

The Planet is Western Washington University’s award-winning quarterly environmental publication and the only undergraduate environmental magazine in the U.S.