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Interior Secretary Launches National Park Week At Crater Lake

File photo. U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaking at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge to announce Hurricane Sandy resiliency funding.

by Herald and News

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will launch National Park Week by joining students from the Network Charter School in Eugene, Ore. for an educational snowshoe walk along the Hemlock Trail at Crater Lake National Park.


Researchers Find Pocket Of Air Pollution In Central Washington

April 11, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Neighbors Press Precision Castparts To Cut Air Pollution

April 11, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

The Ultimate Reuse: Shipping Containers For Buildings

April 9, 2014 | by Carolyn Adolph

State Investigation Finds Violations in Southern Oregon Pesticide Case

April 8, 2014 | by Amelia Templeton, Tony Schick

New Rules For Commercial Composting In Portland: Food Only

April 7, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Investigative Documents Show Pilot Failed To Disclose Herbicides Used On Timberland

April 7, 2014 | by Amelia Templeton

A Long, Dry Summer For Could Await River Resort Communities Behind Wanapum Dam

April 7, 2014 | by Anna King

Popular Wristbands Could Record Chemical Exposure

April 2, 2014 | by Ryan Haas

Oregon Anti-Pollution Nonprofit’s Journey From Boom To Bust

March 31, 2014 | by Diane Dietz

Talks Set In Beijing On West Coast Shellfish Ban

March 13, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

EarthFix Conversation: Using Environmental Law To Combat Climate Change

March 13, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Southern Oregon Sawmill To Reopen Thanks to State Help

March 7, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Columbia River Port Town Preps For Influx Of Salmon-Hungry Sea Lions

March 7, 2014 | by Daily Astorian

Why Northwest Mills Want China To Buy Lumber Instead Of Logs

March 6, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Who Finds You When You Wander Off The Hiking Trail?

Feb. 28, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Tiny Houses Help Address Nation’s Homeless Problem

Feb. 26, 2014 | by AP

Climbing The Weeping Wall

Feb. 24, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

What Does Climate Change Mean For Ice Climbing?

Feb. 23, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

How Northwest’s Natural Resource Policy-Making Could Change

Feb. 19, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Southern Oregon University Students: Cars? Who Needs ‘Em?

Feb. 14, 2014 | by John Darling

EPA Finds No Contamination Related To Ore. Cancer Cases

Feb. 12, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

Urban Goat Herd Gets A New, Temporary Home

Feb. 10, 2014 | by Toni Tabora-Roberts

Columbia River Native Fish Shop Opens This Weekend

Feb. 7, 2014 | by Anna King

Oregon To Host One Of Seven Climate Research Hubs For Farmers, Foresters

Feb. 4, 2014 | by AP

How The Farm Bill Funds Environmental Programs, Too

Jan. 31, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

How A Sentence To Read Gladwell Overshadowed The Part About The Prison Time

Jan. 31, 2014 | by David Steves

Pot vs Fish: Can We Grow Salmon-Friendly Weed?

Jan. 31, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

3 Ways The Super Bowl Will Be Green

Jan. 30, 2014 | by Toni Tabora-Roberts

Climate Data Sonification

Jan. 29, 2014 | by Toni Tabora-Roberts

How Do You Squeeze Gardens Into Cityscapes? Think Vertical


by Sarah Strunin

In dense, concrete-locked urban areas like Seattle space for gardening is hard to come by. After all, this is a city where land is so valuable that people spend an average of $346 per square foot on their homes.


Build Your Own Garden Box With Recycled Plastic Lego-like Blocks

by Cassandra Profita

Three Portland MBA students invented a way to build raised garden beds with giant, recycled plastic Lego-like blocks and funded the idea with a Kickstarter campaign.


New Study Compares Your Carbon Footprint To Your Neighbors’

by Katie Campbell

If you live in the heart of a city like Seattle or Portland, your carbon footprint is about half the national average. But the people living in the surrounding suburbs more than make up for it. In some places, suburbanites emit four times the amount of carbon as city dwellers.



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