Family violence increases in places that have been severely burned in bushfires, Australian research finds. The isolation and financial stress of COVID-19 appear to be exacerbating the problem.
Pacific Northwest forests face increased threats from severe wildfires, insects, disease and climate change, according to a new assessment released Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service.
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A group of landowners who may be forced to sell their land to the proposed Jordan Cove natural gas pipeline is asking a federal court to shut the project down.
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The federal government on Tuesday decided to scrap plans to reintroduce grizzly bears to the North Cascades ecosystem in Washington state.
The state’s publicly owned beaches are a point of pride for many Oregonians. And we have one person to thank for that: Gov. Tom McCall.
NPR sits down with Germany's prominent youth climate activist to discuss lessons from the coronavirus and next steps for the movement.
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Global Partners, an ethanol transloading facility, has received final approval from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to transload renewable diesel in Clatskanie.
Environmental dangers, including wildfires and groundwater poisoning, ended the Rushmore pyrotechnics a decade ago. Now they're back, defying a pandemic and protests.
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Hours after Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Chloe Eudaly revoked their support from the Interstate 5 Rose Quarter project, a controversial freeway widening project, the council voted to adopt a climate emergency.
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Thousands of people are without safe tap water on the Warm Springs reservation, leading to concerns about hydration and sanitation just as cases of COVID-19 spike.