NWPR/EarthFix | April 25, 2017
The salmon cannon made a big splash a few years ago on local news stations and even had a cameo on HBO’s "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver. Soon, it could propel fish into its biggest project yet.
NPR | April 26, 2017
Appliance makers and home builders are in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the energy efficiency program. Energy Star is among 50 EPA programs that would be eliminated under the president's budget plan.
Energy | News | local | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | April 26, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
There currently are no operational hydraulic fracturing wells in Oregon, but there is potential for coalbed methane fracking in the Willamette Valley, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey report.
Food | World | Health | Environment | ScienceNPR | April 26, 2017 9:09 a.m.
Long before it became a "superfood" in the U.S., schisandra was made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
News | local | EnvironmentAP | April 26, 2017 7:01 a.m. | Seattle
Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.
News | Politics | Nation | EnvironmentNPR | April 25, 2017 6:31 p.m.
The Interior Secretary says, under the policy, his department will review protective designations since 1996 of 100,000 acres or more, particularly their size.
Business | News | Nation | EnvironmentOPB | April 24, 2017 4:04 p.m.
Initial numbers show that bottle and can returns are up statewide after the deposit increased from a nickel to a dime on April 1.
Science | Health | Environment | NationNPR | April 24, 2017 2:30 p.m.
To figure out the best ways to help young black and Latino men heal, a nonprofit will train young men in New York City to conduct interviews with other young men of color.
Economy | Health | Science | Business | Flora and Fauna | Nation | Environment | World | FoodNPR | April 24, 2017 1:55 p.m.
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
Food | Health | Environment | ScienceNPR | April 24, 2017 1:48 p.m.
The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.
Nomadic herders who live across West Africa are having to travel further and further south for their cows to graze. Some are letting cows graze on cropland, leading to deadly conflicts with farmers.