Environmental groups from all over the Pacific Northwest are teaming up and holding habitat restoration events Saturday to support Orca Recovery Day.
The Yakama Nation and the states of Oregon and Washington are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to declare a new Superfund site on the Columbia River alongside Bonneville Dam.
Environmental activists blocked the rail lines at the Port of Vancouver to stop the transportation of pipes that would be used for the construction of a Canadian oil pipeline.
The actions snarled Londoners' morning rush hour, sparking frustration among people who rely on the train. Police have made at least 1,711 arrests in the climate activists' 12 days of protests.
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Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science.
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to end a nearly two-decade long limit on logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Local officials have pushed for looser restrictions to boost the economy.
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A controversial experiment by the U.S. government is testing whether the northern spotted owl's rapid decline in the Pacific Northwest can be stopped by killing its aggressive East Coast cousin, the barred owl.
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The Yakama Nation called Monday for the removal of three lower Columbia River dams, in an effort to save salmon and preserve First Nations’ culture.
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As the climate gets warmer, farmers in the Willamette Valley are testing an agricultural technique called dry farming. Instead of irrigating crops, they rely on the moisture stored in the soil.
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As the EPA proposes major changes to how it tests for lead in drinking water, the Portland Water Bureau is building an improved corrosion control treatment facility to protect and educate customers about the exposure to lead.
The typhoon, which has now passed to the northeast of Tokyo, was the largest to hit Japan in 61 years, since the 1958 Kanogawa Typhoon that killed more than 1,200 people.