OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 23, 2015
A group of Oregon ecologists is taking a bite out of the problem of invasive species – with Cajun-fried bullfrog legs and invasive crayfish dip. They even have a cookbook full of dishes that put invasive species on the menu.
OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 24, 2015
Wildlife officials have confirmed a new wolf pack near the towns of Twisp and Omak in Washington. They've named the pack Loup Loup, recognizing prominent landmarks within pack's range in Methow Valley.
OPB | Nov. 24, 2015
Washington state released a detailed report Tuesday assessing the environmental impact of a proposed rail-to-marine oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
A conversation with William Ruckelshaus, one of two Washington’s environmental leaders who will be honored Tuesday by President Barack Obama. The late Billy Frank, Jr. will be honored posthumously.
News | Environment | localOPB | Nov. 23, 2015 5:45 p.m.
A study from the University of Washington shows coal trains polluted into the Columbia River Gorge twice as much as diesel freight trains.
Washington state has released a detailed environmental assessment of a proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
Lauren Linscheid of Seattle sees crows flying every day toward Lake City Way. “I want to know where they’re going and why,” Lauren told KUOW’s Local Wonder team. Reporter Ashley Ahearn was dispatched to investigate.
In the third installment of a three-part collaboration with the journalism non-profit InvestigateWest, Jefferson Public Radio’s Liam Moriarty takes a look at One of the major drivers wildland firefighting expense: protecting lives and property in fire-prone areas where people didn’t used to live.
The Food and Drug Administration approves the first genetically modified salmon as safe for human consumption. Here are the answers to some key questions about these fish.
The Portland Harbor was declared a Superfund site in 2000, and some clean up has taken place, but most awaits the final EPA decision, expected in the spring.
In the second installment of a three-part collaboration with the journalism non-profit InvestigateWest, Jefferson Public Radio’s Liam Moriarty takes a look at the connections between forest health, wildfire and climate change.
In the first installment of a three-part collaboration with the journalism non-profit InvestigateWest, JPR’s Liam Moriarty takes a look at the causes of of wildfire and the rolethinning can play in making forests more resilient.
The state says the automaker exposed residents to harmful air pollution by intentionally cheating on federal emissions tests.