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Eric Scigliano
Seattle-based Eric Scigliano has written about Northwest marine and environmental issues for more than 20 years. His books include Puget Sound, Love War and Circuses, Michelangelo’s Mountain, and Flotsametrics: How One Man’s Obsession with Floating Ducks and Runaway Sneakers Revolutionized Ocean Science. Many of his recent articles can be found at
Stories by Eric Scigliano
September 30, 2012
Despite scary findings about how changing ocean chemistry can wreak havoc on marine life, international scientists gathered in California this week see signs of resilience and optimism. Let’s hope they’re right.
February 22, 2012
While scientists speculate about what role a certain pathogen plays in the collapse of bee colonies, one beekeeper went looking for clues -- and made a remarkable discovery.
February 22, 2012
In his apiaries on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington, a Vietnam vet fights a new war against colony collapse disorder.
August 17, 2011
Facing a carbon threat from the deep, hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest are adapting with cutting-edge science and changes in how they do business. It’s working … for now.
August 17, 2011
A Maine scientist-turned-oyster farmer battles a different kind of acidification on the East Coast -- and might have found a stopgap solution in the oyster shells themselves.