Idaho Public Television | March 31, 2015
University of Idaho wildlife scientists team up with a crew from Florida to employ unmanned aircraft. A growing number of researchers are using airborne technology to assess the health of the land, water, and wildlife.
Northwest Public Radio | March 27, 2015
Few people come into contact with farm chemicals the way agricultural workers do. That's why a new health report on a commonly used herbicide is raising special concerns about farmworkers and cancer.
OPB | March 26, 2015
As starving sea lions wash ashore in California, biologists are counting a record number of California sea lions in the Columbia River. Coincidence? Probably not.
Ranchers and the federal government have agreed to a plan that protects virtually all of Oregon’s sage grouse habitat. Ranchers who sign on would be immune from harsher restrictions if the bird is listed as an endangered species.
Environment | Fish & Wildlife | local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | March 26, 2015 1:30 p.m. | Portland
Since 2009, Metro has placed streaked horned lark decoys in the restored St. Johns Prairie to attract the federally threatened species. But instead of wooing the bird, the decoys have lured some seriously baffled predators.
Environment | News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | March 25, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland
If you weren't able to take advantage of the new powder this week, the clock is ticking.
A conversation with Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco. On Tuesday she was given the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
Science | Pacific Ocean | Politics | News | Technology | Economy | Environment | HealthOPB | March 24, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland
Congressional Democrats from up and down the West Coast are asking the House Appropriations Committee to allocate more money for a new earthquake early warning system.
A grain handling facility in Eastern Washington has been leaking chemicals into the only source of drinking water for a local school district. It's now being considered for the Superfund list of hazardous waste cleanup projects.
Environment | News | Transportation | local | OPB News BlogOPB | March 24, 2015 2 p.m. | Portland
If you're looking to make a new statement with your license plate in Oregon, there's a chance you'll have five new designs and organizations to choose from.
Most oil spills are relatively small and many go unnoticed. All told, cleaning up spills costs the U.S. almost $3 billion annually. That’s the equivalent of one Exxon Valdez cleanup every single year.
A Q&A to sort out what's in store for Southern Oregon as drought declarations are made and tough choice await for managing water needed by farmers, fish and wildlife.