KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 20, 2016
Seattle housholds report signs of rats at twice the national average. The main reason? More people means more trash and food waste. "It's like a buffet for rats," says one expert.
OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 20, 2016
Opponents of a methanol plant proposed in Kalama, Washington, are challenging the environmental review of the project.
OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 18, 2016
Vaux's swifts are losing their roosting habitat as old chimneys get demolished. Bird advocates are testing out a homemade replacement in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
When Dr. Rishi Manchanda worked in a clinic in South Central Los Angeles, he saw that patients were getting sick because of toxic living conditions — so he tried a unique treatment approach.
Entertainment | Health | Science | Flora and Fauna | Energy | EnvironmentNPR | Oct. 21, 2016 6:09 a.m.
Even thirty years after the devastating nuclear accident in Chernobyl, there are still people who call the place home. Filmmaker Holly Morris tells the stories of the mostly elderly women who stayed.
Entertainment | Health | World | Science | Flora and Fauna | EnvironmentNPR | Oct. 21, 2016 6:09 a.m.
Ocean advocate Emily Penn has seen first hand how much plastic ends up in the oceans. She explains how the toxins from plastic makes their way into our food chain and how we might be able to stop it.
Entertainment | Health | Energy | Science | EnvironmentNPR | Oct. 21, 2016 6:09 a.m.
Filmmaker Holly Morris talks about her time with the "Babushkas of Chernobyl" — the elderly women who decided to stay in Chernobyl, Ukraine, after the worst nuclear accident in history.
Water | News | EnvironmentPamplin Media Group | Oct. 20, 2016 12:53 p.m.
Oregon environmental regulators have found a steady increase in the levels of contamination in Southeast Portland’s Johnson Creek.
Food | World | Science | EnvironmentNPR | Oct. 20, 2016 12:49 p.m.
Climate change is threatening the world's coffee, a new report says. In the biggest coffee supplier on the planet, Brazil, rising temperatures are being felt to devastating effect.
Seven defendants who occupied Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge stand accused of conspiracy, theft of government property and illegally carrying firearms. Among them are Ammon and Ryan Bundy.