KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 26, 2016
The detection of Puget Sound's first invasive green crab prompts scientists to mount a counter attack. Now a second crab has been discovered about 30 miles away in Padilla Bay.
NPR | Sept. 27, 2016
It has been a common belief that low-emissions vehicles, like hybrids and electric cars, are more expensive than other choices. But researchers at MIT have found otherwise.
Inside Energy | Sept. 26, 2016
The Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan is a federal rule aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of our electric power grid. It is our country’s most ambitious attempt yet to fight climate change.
A county planning commission has given its approval to a rail expansion in the same stretch of the Columbia River Gorge where a Union Pacific oil train derailed and burst into flames.
Health | Environment | Business | WorldNPR | Sept. 27, 2016 3:30 p.m.
The pollution levels have a staggering impact on health – according to the report, "In 2012, one out of every nine deaths was the result of air pollution-related conditions."
Books | Science | Food | Environment | ArtsNPR | Sept. 26, 2016 12:48 p.m.
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.
Climate change | local | Environment | LandNorthwest News Network | Sept. 26, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Most places threatened by erosion try to fight back. But the erosion at Southwest Washington's Washaway Beach is so rapid, the question now is to fight or retreat.
Animals | local | Environment | NewsDaily Astorian | Sept. 26, 2016 7:44 a.m. | Arch Cape, Oregon
The dead humpback washed ashore at the state park’s Short Sand beach on Tuesday. It originally beached in nearby Arch Cape on Friday, before washing back out to sea.
local | Technology | Environment | Business | Communities | SustainabilityThe Register-Guard | Sept. 25, 2016 7:22 p.m.
Thirteen railcars, one of them containing a hazardous, flammable liquid, derailed on a Union Pacific train Sunday, prompting a partial evacuation, detouring traffic well into the night and stalling Amtrak train passengers.
A pair of moderate earthquakes shook the Pacific Ocean about 100 miles off the southern Oregon coast late Saturday and early Sunday.
Health | Environment | WorldNPR | Sept. 24, 2016 10:20 a.m.
Photographer Mustafa Abdulaziz has spent four years documenting the world's water woes. His 'Water Stories' are now on display by New York's East River.
local | News | Flora and Fauna | NW Life | Environment | Fish & WildlifeAP | Sept. 23, 2016 8:41 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
Conservation groups argue in a new lawsuit that Oregon violated its own Endangered Species Act by removing the endangered status of gray wolves.