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Recent work by our members

#nswasciwire highlights the published writing of NSWA members each month. Would you like to see your writing featured? Please suggest an item online or send a link or PDF file to Chris Tachibana at sciencewire@nwscience.org. The NSWA Board of Directors determines what material to present. We look forward to highlighting your work.

Steinberg: Newport’s Line

From the 1950s to last week, Nancy Steinberg reels out the story of Oregon State University’s oceanography program. Nearly everything known about the flora and fauna of Oregon’s coastal ocean comes from 60 years of samples taken along a specific route by...

Bailey: Sea Change

The book we’ve been waiting for from Kevin Bailey is here. In Fishing Lessons: Artisanal Fisheries and the Future of Our Oceans from University of Chicago Press, Kevin traces the history of fishing through stories of fishermen and women he has interviewed,...

Berger: Buried Treasure

David Berger, visual artist, food writer, and science reporter, has a book about his real passion: Pacific razor clams. In Razor Clams, Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest, David explores the history, economic contributions, and cultural impact of the elusive...

Silberner: Healing More Than Burns

From Nepal, Joanne Silberner has been reporting on burns and burn care. Her latest story in Public Radio International focuses on bride burning—a particularly horrifying way to punish women. Joanne talks to a woman who is resolved to move away from the husband who...

Nijhuis: Climate Freakout People

In a story for New York Times Magazine, Michelle Nijhuis documents climate change activists who are risking jail time to make their point. Michelle worked on this story for more than a year, following the court battles of the Valve Turners after they temporarily shut...