As summers in the Northwest get hotter with climate change, researchers and planners are looking for ways to reduce the health risks in urban hot spots. In Portland, a new map could help.
The West Coast is experiencing the largest bloom of toxic algae in more than a decade, prompting wide-ranging closures of commercial crab and shellfish harvesting and causing some very weird behavior in wildlife.
Communities | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | Water | Environment | Recreation | Sports | Climate changeOPB | May 22, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Many lakes levels are lower this spring than they’ve been in 30 years. That's not just bad news for irrigators and fish. It means many boaters and anglers will be high and dry this summer.
Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna | News | Forestry | Environment | Climate change | Animals | Wildlife Detectives: A Special ReportOPB/EarthFix | May 16, 2015 1 a.m. | ASHLAND, Ore.
After the FBI refused to devote its forensics expertise to solving wildlife poaching and trafficking cases, the world's only lab dedicated to solving wildlife crimes was built in Oregon.
U.S. Forest Service officials are warning the public that unseasonably warm weather has made the ice caves in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest near Granite Falls too dangerous for exploration.
Two Oregon teenagers who sought to force state lawmakers to work harder on a plan to reduce carbon emissions and help stave off climate change have struck out a second time with a state judge.
An Oregon judge has heard arguments in a case brought by two Eugene teens who have spent years contending that the state is failing to take adequate steps to stave off climate change.