Cockles are bivalves native to the Puget Sound and they may have a cancer problem, writes Hannah Weinberger for Crosscut (@Crosscut). Cockles are a traditional food for the Suquamish, Hannah @weinbergrrrrr writes, so the Tribal Council is supporting research and conservation by the Puget Sound Restoration Fund. The work includes some heroic hatchery spawning and reseeding local beaches with millions of teeny starter cockles. image: National Park Service