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Environmental Update On Wildlife Detectives

OPB | May 20, 2015 12:20 p.m.

We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.

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Oregon Scientists Lead Underwater Research

OPB | May 5, 2015 noon

Scientists from Oregon State University are part of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, which will begin making underwater research data open to the public in June.

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Oregon Scientist Studies Generations Of Whales

OPB | April 29, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Bruce Mate has been studying whales for close to four decades and recently tracked the longest mammal migration on record.

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Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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Environmental Update On Orcas And Geothermal Energy

OPB | April 20, 2015 12:45 p.m.

We get a round-up of some of the region’s major environmental stories from OPB’s EarthFix team.

Environment | Think Out Loud

Environmental Update on Cormorants and Sea Lions

OPB | March 30, 2015 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll check in with our EarthFix reporter, Cassandra Profita, about stories she's following.

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Beavers Provide Free Labor To Build Salmon Habitat

OPB | March 16, 2015 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Not all dams are bad for salmon.

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Mountain Bikers Protest At City Park

OPB | March 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Mountain bikers say the city has unfairly banned them from riding at River View Natural Area in Portland.

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What Is The Value Of Nature?

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

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The Story Behind The Success Of The Oregon Chub

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.