KUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017
The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.
KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2017
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh fish in the ocean. But how many of those plastics are ending up in our seafood, and where are they coming from?
OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 15, 2017
A new program in Northeast Portland aims to serve people outside the boundaries of mainstream car-sharing services.
The flames tore into beloved places across the state, torching mountains and forests Oregonians traditionally pilgrimage to each summer and fall.
Business | Environment | Food | Nation | ScienceNPR | Sept. 23, 2017 10:33 a.m.
Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.
People can't simulate realistic, internal sensations, like temperature change or pain — which is a reason why more people aren't terrified by climate change, says guest blogger Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Environment | Food | ScienceNPR | Sept. 22, 2017 10:30 a.m.
Researchers have won a prize for discovering that a cow's genetics determine which microbes populate its gut. Some of those microbes produce the greenhouse gas methane that ends up in the atmosphere.
Environment | Forestry | News | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 21, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.
Business | Environment | News | localBlue Mountain Eagle | Sept. 20, 2017 8:28 a.m.
The Ritter Land Management Team recently took delivery of a portable sawmill they hope will help rid the Ritter landscape of unwanted juniper and provide much-needed jobs.
Environment | Water | News | local | NationAP | Sept. 20, 2017 7:57 a.m. | Seattle
Washington's Department of Ecology faces the possibility of losing millions of dollars in federal money after a judge Tuesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an Oregon-based environmental group.
Environment | News | local | HealthStatesman Journal | Sept. 20, 2017 7:37 a.m.
The city of Salem is warning people to stay out of the Willamette River downstream of Keizer’s River Road Park following an accidental sewer overflow.
Business | Environment | FoodNPR | Sept. 20, 2017 3 a.m.
Confusion over "sell by" and "use by" dates is one reason why billions of tons of food are tossed each year. A new global initiative of food giants, including Walmart and Nestle, aims to tackle that.