Seattle's first insect farm is producing fertilizer and chicken feed for starters. But the PhD behind the firm thinks her grubs could eventually be part of people's diet.
One of the nation's first urban fish and wildlife refuges coexists with 20 percent of Washington's population in the Lake Sammamish watershed east of Seattle.
News | Parents | Environment | Family | SustainabilityOPB | July 14, 2016 2:45 p.m.
Does your kid insist on riding bikes or follow you at home, turning off the lights? A new study shows that children’s energy-saving behaviors affect their parents’ own habits.
Communities across the Northwest simulated their response to a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. One of the takeaways in Portland was that first responders are going to need backup.
Water | Renewable energy | Sustainability | News | Energy | EnvironmentOPB | July 5, 2016 3:01 p.m.
Engineers at Oregon State have created a free, open-source computer program that can determine a stream or river’s potential as an energy source.
News of toxic lead in the air and water have many parents on high alert. Lead poisoning in children can cause permanent brain damage. One Portland family is confronting that reality.
Increased carbon emissions are putting Puget Sound Dungeness crabs at risk, according to new research from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle.