OPB | July 26, 2015
Northwest forests that have significant damage from insects might seem more prone to wildfires, but a new study from Oregon State University shows that's not necessarily the case.
NWPR/EarthFix | July 27, 2015
New rules adopted by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission move the state a step closer to putting together a plan to protect greater sage grouse.
AP | July 27, 2015
The trail to the hiking destination closed after July 6 when rock and ice fell, killing 34-year-old Annalisa Santana and injuring five others.
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there's growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | July 25, 2015 9:53 p.m. | Portland
Portlanders took to the Willamette River Saturday to protest the arrival of a ship that is key to Shell's plan to explore for oil in the Arctic. The protesters believe delaying the ship's departure could slow Shell's drilling.
Nation | Environment | ScienceNPR | July 25, 2015 6:42 p.m.
Deaths from lightning strikes are up sharply this year, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some myths about lightning, or avoiding it, and tips on how to actually stay safe.
Economy | Environment | local | NewsOPB | July 24, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Portland
We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.
Economy | Environment | Elections | Business | NewsOPB | July 24, 2015 11:09 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
A Clark County judge ruled Friday that port leaders in Vancouver, Washington didn't violate state laws in 2013 when they negotiated a lease for an oil terminal.
Environment | local | NewsStatesman Journal | July 24, 2015 8:05 a.m.
Tuesday morning, a county work crew reporting seeing three bears, a mother and two cubs, and the park was closed as a public-safety precaution.