OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 23, 2015
A group of Oregon ecologists is taking a bite out of the problem of invasive species – with Cajun-fried bullfrog legs and invasive crayfish dip. They even have a cookbook full of dishes that put invasive species on the menu.
OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 24, 2015
Wildlife officials have confirmed a new wolf pack near the towns of Twisp and Omak in Washington. They've named the pack Loup Loup, recognizing prominent landmarks within pack's range in Methow Valley.
OPB | Nov. 24, 2015
Washington state released a detailed report Tuesday assessing the environmental impact of a proposed rail-to-marine oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
A conversation with William Ruckelshaus, one of two Washington’s environmental leaders who will be honored Tuesday by President Barack Obama. The late Billy Frank, Jr. will be honored posthumously.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Nov. 23, 2015 5:45 p.m.
A study from the University of Washington shows coal trains polluted into the Columbia River Gorge twice as much as diesel freight trains.
Business | Nation | Food | Environment | ScienceNPR | Nov. 27, 2015 4:16 p.m.
The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.
Science | Environment | WorldNPR | Nov. 27, 2015 10:06 a.m.
Brazil's Environment Ministry announced that deforestation in the country has increased by 16 percent. A separate study warned that more than half the Amazon's tree species may be threatened.
Energy | Environment | WorldNPR | Nov. 27, 2015 4:48 a.m.
Coal is king in India. Some say there's little alternative. So how can this country, the world's third-largest polluter, provide energy and lift millions from poverty while trying to become "greener"?
When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.
Science | Food | EnvironmentNPR | Nov. 25, 2015 1:10 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.
Business | Environment | WorldNPR | Nov. 25, 2015 6:19 a.m.
The Chinese tend to ignore the dangers of global warming even though the country already suffers the consequences of pollution today and faces serious potential threats in the longer term.
A Saudi Arabian dairy company owns 15 square miles in Arizona — and 15 water wells — to make hay to send home to cows. Local farmers there are just realizing their water is being exported overseas.