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The U.S. House passed a bill that would end protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states. In the Northwest, that could mean protections fall to state agencies, which worries conservation groups.
The U.S. Forest Service announced a decision Thursday to install a permit system limiting the number of people in the Mount Jefferson, Three Sisters and Mount Washington Wilderness areas.
A small number of Northwest communities have an outsized level of exposure to wildfire, according to data released by the Forest Service.
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Oregon polluters will be subject to limits on the total health risk they can impose on the people who live and work near their facilities.
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A new study finds a controversial fossil fuel refinery proposed in Southwest Washington would actually reduce global carbon emissions.
New research finds forest replanting doesn’t necessarily guarantee better tree survival.
Klamath water interests are gearing up for a long-called-for reworking of roadmap for saving an endangered fish in a part of the arid Northwest where farmers need water for crop irrigation.
Science | Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna | local | Environment | NW Life | Animals
A hiker's death led to calls for a cougar cull. But a growing body of research suggests that aggressive killing can lead to more problem encounters with humans, not less.
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We follow a team of students from the University of Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology as they pry up rocks and wiggle into tight crevices in search of specimens for the Smithsonian Institution.
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Portland voters on Tuesday passed a gross receipts tax measure that will pay into a clean energy fund, which proponents say will help the city chip away at its clean energy goals.