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Sept. 13, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

How Much Storm Water Do Eco-Roofs Capture?

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Filed under: Water, Portland State University, Stormwater

July 18, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

The Sex Life Of The Moss On Your Roof

Researchers at Portland State University have made a surprising discovery: Little critters called springtails are helping moss have sex on Portland rooftops. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Portland State University

Jan. 31, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

At PSU: 'Alternative' transportation now the norm

Three-quarters of the students and employees at Portland State University commute to campus without a car, according to a new transportation survey. Continue reading →

Filed under: Transportation, Bicycles, Portland State University

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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