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Senator Merkley Not Opposed To Owyhee Monument Designation

OPB | March 16, 2016 12:40 p.m.

Oregon's junior senator says he has urged the administration to address the concerns of locals.

Environment | Books | local | Music | NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

PDX Women In Tech, The Hilarious 'Stupid F**king Bird' And The Quest For The Perfect Pair of Jeans

OPB | March 12, 2016 9 a.m.

We look at what a real job description for a woman in tech would sound like, remember the pioneering environmental photographer Gary Braasch, talk with the soul-hop band Dirty Revival and more.

Environment | Think Out Loud

Lunar New Year | Environmental Update | Occupiers' Videos

OPB | Feb. 8, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We visit a Lunar New Year celebration in Portland’s historic Chinatown and learn about Oregon’s Chinese American roots. We check in with our EarthFix reporting team for the latest environmental stories. And we hear about the online activity of the remaining Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers.

Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | local | Think Out Loud

6 Things We Learned From Record Holding Birder Noah Strycker

OPB | Feb. 2, 2016 noon

Oregonian Noah Strycker just broke the world record for the number of bird species seen in one year: 6,042.

Environment | Think Out Loud

Parenting & The Law | Talking About Dying | Environmental Update

OPB | Jan. 19, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We talk to a law professor about her idea to create new legal requirements for parents. We hear about a series of conversations put on by Oregon Humanities around death and dying. Then we get an EarthFix update about coal and oil-by-rail.

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The Archive Project - January 6, 2016

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 9 p.m.

Award-winning authors Jon Krakauer and Barry Lopez discuss their lives and their work at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival on November 7, 2015.

Environment | Think Out Loud

What's Oregon's Role In The Post-Paris Effort To Reduce Carbon?

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

Nearly 200 nations came together to agree to reduce emissions. What are states' roles in reaching the goals that were set?

Environment | Think Out Loud

Environmental Update: Crayfish

OPB | Dec. 8, 2015 12:50 p.m.

We debrief a member of the EarthFix team about one of the environmental stories she's been working on.

World | Environment | Climate change | Think Out Loud

Talking Paris Climate Change Conference With Charlie Hales

OPB | Dec. 8, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has just returned from taking part in the international climate change conference in Paris.

Environment | News | Think Out Loud

Simon Winchester On The Pacific Ocean

OPB | Dec. 14, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The author's latest book is divided into 10 chapters taking on different events that occurred in the history of the world's largest body of water.