KUOW/EarthFix | July 27, 2017
Sword ferns have been dying in huge numbers in forests around Puget Sound. The problem is spreading and scientists are scrambling to figure out what’s killing the centuries-old plants.
NPR | July 27, 2017
Federal maps help determine who on the coast must buy flood insurance, but many don't include the latest data. Maryland is now making its own flood maps, so homeowners can see if they're at risk.
OPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017
While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin.
Energy | Environment | NationNPR | July 27, 2017 3:47 p.m.
As oil and gas pipeline projects increase, and more environmentalists protest, a Pipeliners union wants to make sure it's part of the public conversation.
Arts | Environment | ScienceNPR | July 27, 2017 3:25 p.m.
In 2006, Al Gore issued a forceful warning about the threat of climate change in An Inconvenient Truth. He's followed it up with a sequel that shows how far we've come — but with plenty of caveats.
Food | Business | Flora and Fauna | Nation | Environment | ScienceNPR | July 27, 2017 12:39 p.m.
The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight, and even returning to older, slower-growing chicken breeds.
Environment | News | Nation | localAP | July 27, 2017 8:04 a.m. | Boise
Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado.
Food | World | Business | Flora and Fauna | Economy | EnvironmentNPR | July 27, 2017 4:14 a.m.
Declining snail populations in France have led to imports of Burgundy snails from European countries. Consumers love them, but not French snail farmers, who want people to eat locally raised snails.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden introduced a bill Wednesday that aims to simplify the permitting process for outdoor recreation on public lands.
Environment | Science | WorldNPR | July 26, 2017 12:31 p.m.
The scientists introduced genes from two other flowers that allowed the mums to mimic the chemical process producing blue pigment. This might be applicable to other flowers, like roses and lilies.
Environment | News | localThe Klamath Falls Herald and News | July 26, 2017 9:46 a.m. | Merrill, Oregon
As of Tuesday morning the Detwiler Fire was 65 percent contained and has consumed more than 78,000 acres, destroying 150 structures in its path, 63 of them homes, according to CalFire incident information.
Environment | News | Water | local | HealthOPB | July 26, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland
A key watchdog group that monitors spending at the Portland Water Bureau said it will ask the City Council to slow its decision on a pricey new water treatment facility.
Environment | News | localOPB | July 25, 2017 2:14 p.m.
The fire started after lightning struck the fire-prone area where the Long Draw fire burned in 2012.