The Southern Oregon city becomes the second in Oregon to vote in favor of divesting from fossil fuel industries. Councilors cite the need to take action on climate change, but it's a small step.
Puget Sound's first resident orca calf born in two years has gone missing. Its mother has been spotted without her offspring, prompting scientists to presume the calf is dead.
You have probably seen ribbon grass before. It’s a pretty, ornamental plant. It may even be in your yard. But ribbon grass is invasive in the Northwest, and it’s choking one of Oregon’s most pristine waterways.
If Eastern Oregon's current wolf population trends continue, the state can relax protections and consider removing the species from its endangered list next year.
A deadly disease has been wiping out West Coast starfish for more than a year. One place that has held off the disease the longest is Alaska. Researchers recently traveled there to search for new clues.
A historian looks back on a 110-year-old feat of engineering in the heart of the city.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed endangered species protection for the West Coast population of the fisher, a relative of the weasel. It faces a combination of new and old threats.
An unprecedented number of bats are being killed by wind turbine blades. A new report has found bats may be mistaking wind turbines for trees.
As hunting season begins across the Pacific Northwest, Oregon conservationists and state agencies are taking a new look at the issue of lead ammunition and its effects on wildlife.
A regional oil spill task force met in Portland Wednesday to discuss the risks of crude oil traveling by rail.
As sea star wasting syndrome spreads, researchers may be zeroing in on a link between warming waters and the rising starfish body count.
Environmental Protection Agency Director Gina McCarthy sits down with EarthFix to talk about climate change during her visit to the Northwest to promote President Obama's Climate Action Plan.
Green portables are gaining in popularity, but the costs remain restrictive for many school districts.
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