Climate change is heating up national parks much faster than the rest of the U.S., according to a first-of-its-kind study that looked all 417 national parks, including those in the Pacific Northwest.
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Deer have already begun using an unfinished wildlife bridge over Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. The new overcrossing is expected to reduce frightening animal-vehicle collisions.
The new seawall on Seattle's waterfront is designed to help salmon with more natural light, rocks to provide habitat for plankton, and a false seafloor to mimic mudflats predating the city.
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The Multnomah Falls viewing platform is scheduled to close temporarily Tuesday as trees and remnants from the Eagle Creek Fire get cleared out.
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Climate change is forcing us to rethink how we use lakes as water reservoirs. That's creating conflict between east-of-the-Cascades farmers and recreation-seekers from the urban westside.
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Officials shot and killed a cougar suspected of fatally attacking hiker Diana Bober. They're still looking for more.
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The miniaturization of technology and some clever new machines mean scientists are now getting lots of data — sometimes delivered via phone to the comfort of an office chair.
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Wildlife officials shot and killed a mountain lion in the area hiker Diana Bober was attacked. But it may not be the right one.