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For most of the past century, scientists thought Bradshaw's lomatium was extinct. Then, it was endangered. After recovery efforts, it's slated to be removed from the endangered species list.
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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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Phase3 Photovoltaics has won $500,000 in a national competition by devising a way to build solar panels into manufactured homes. It’s a way to help less affluent people turn to solar power.
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Cat and bird advocates have found enough common ground to co-host an annual ‘Catio Tour’ of outdoor enclosures for house cats, which happens each September in the Portland area.
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Plastics show up in beach debris all over the world. Scientists are discovering that they present a new kind of threat: they're providing invasive marine species with floating, ocean-crossing "rafts."