Northwest Public Radio | Feb. 26, 2015
Researchers off the Washington coast have spotted a newborn orca calf. The days-old baby is the third calf born in recent months to the area’s endangered killer whales.
KUOW | Feb. 26, 2015
Tired of oil trains moving through the Northwest? How about a pipeline? New legislation could fund the study of a CascadiaXL pipeline to move oil from the middle of the country to the Washington coast.
OPB | Feb. 23, 2015
The Pacific Northwest faces a higher risk of economic harm from ocean acidification than other parts of the country, according to a new study.
Keeping cool may soon take a lot less energy. Northwest researchers have developed a new air cooling system that could be used in cars, buildings and on the Navy’s front lines.
Warming temperatures and snow-free terrain might have you itching to hike your favorite trail. But make sure the trail isn't closed this time of year to protect wintering animals.
The folks at Metro have put together an amazing time-lapse video of beavers and nutria building a dam in the Smith and Bybee Wetlands. Other critters, mostly ducks and herons, stop by to watch.
This week’s fiery oil train derailment in West Virginia has lawmakers thinking about oil-by-rail safety through the Northwest.
Two Bureau of Reclamation employees say a multi-million dollar contract is being used to compensate farmers instead of benefiting fish and wildlife.
The Oregon Senate votes to extend the state's low-carbon fuel program despite objections from Republicans that the plan is tainted by the ethics scandal embroiling Gov. John Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes.
The EPA has yet to declare an “endangerment finding” for leaded aviation fuel, meaning it hasn’t said whether aircraft emissions are endangering public health or welfare.
Today the Oregon chub, a tiny minnow that exists only in the Willamette Valley, is the first fish species to be officially taken off the endangered species list.
The Great Backyard Bird Count offers researchers at Cornell University the chance to harness the power of nearly 100,000 citizen scientists.