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Dozens Of Environmental Groups Line Up To Support Endangered Orcas' Recovery

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Environmental groups from all over the Pacific Northwest are teaming up and holding habitat restoration events Saturday to support Orca Recovery Day.

Northwest States And Tribes Call For Superfund Listing At Bradford Island

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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.

Activists Block Rail Line At Port Of Vancouver To Protest Canadian Pipeline

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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.

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Video: Climate Activist Yanked From Top Of London Train Amid Melee

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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As The Climate Warms, Companies Scramble To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits

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.

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Downtown Portland's Urban Falconry Demonstration Draws Big Crowds

On Tuesday evening, Integrated Avian Solutions demonstrated how they’ve been working to get rid of downtown Portland's resident crows since 2017.

Environment | Nation

Trump Administration Moves To Expand Logging In Nation's Largest National Forest

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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Owl Vs. Owl: Should Humans Intervene To Save A Species?

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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Northwest Tribes Call For Removal Of Lower Columbia River Dams

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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Climate Change Has Some Willamette Valley Farmers Adapting An Ancient Way To Grow Food

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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The Portland Water Bureau Is Building A New Lead Treatment Facility

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.

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Study: Climate Change Threatens 389 North American Bird Species

A new study from the National Audubon Society says 389 out of 604 North American bird species are at risk of extinction due to climate change.

World | Environment

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves 2 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Threaten More Lives

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.


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