As sea level rises over the next century coastal wetlands in the Northwest will change – and many will disappear totally.
About one hundred activists gathered Wednesday to protest Puget Sound Energy’s plan to keep producing electricity from coal until 2035.
Oregon wildlife managers are trapping sea lions at Willamette Falls and trucking them out to the coast in an effort to protect a very fragile run of steelhead.
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Nearly 40 different contaminants, including nitrates, pesticides, metals and bacteria, have been detected in well water on Oregon’s north coast.
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Researchers have used radio transmissions to track the movement of fishing vessels and create stunning maps of fishing activity. The maps show that fishing covers most of the globe's oceans.
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There’s the shortage of labor and its increasing cost. The cost of mechanization. The growth of government regulations. Combined, they make the viability of small-scale tree fruit farms daunting.
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Local Native Americans grew teparies for centuries, but the beans began to sink into obscurity. Now, thanks to seed preservation and farmers who want to preserve the past, they're making a comeback.
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It’s the same site where government contractors have struggled to tame the spread of contamination all winter.
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Portland General Electric’s natural gas-fired power plant in Boardman would be allowed to emit more than three times as much carbon monoxide and eight times as much smog-causing pollution if a new permit is approved.
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In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild.