OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017
The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn’t giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.
NWPR/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017
Mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases — like the West Nile virus. Turns out, the mosquito-transmitted virus is deadly for one of the West’s most iconic birds: the sage grouse.
KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017
Humans like their yogurt and new research indicates the trees that clean up toxic waste stand to benefit from probiotics too.
Fish & Wildlife | local | News | Environment | NationOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 7, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Oregon City, Oregon
Oregon officials say Willamette River steelhead are on the verge of extinction because they’re getting eaten by sea lions at Willamette Falls.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 20, 2017 11:45 a.m.
Approximately 300 homes are under a level 3 evacuation notice as Gov. Kate Brown declares the Chetco Bar Fire a conflagration.
Energy | Environment | NewsOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 16, 2017 4:37 p.m.
On Wednesday, dozens of scientists sent a letter to Northwest lawmakers in Congress. In it, they argue in favor of spilling more water over dams to help fish.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Portland
After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:10 p.m.
The Nena Springs Fire is burning in dry grass and brush on steep terrain.
Recreation | Technology | Environment | NewsKUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Mount Rainier National Park
Soon, there could be cell service at Mount Rainier National Park.
A podcaster asks if protest and civil disobedience are effective in today's era when it comes to demanding action on climate change.
local | Water | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 8, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Portland
The benefits of an above-average snowpack measured in most locations statewide earlier this year have yet to be fully realized due to extreme heat.
The federal government has released new recommendations to protect the greater sage grouse. The guidelines will give more leeway to mining, ranching and industry groups.