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Thumbnail for - A By-The-Numbers Look at Oregon's Organic Farm Industry
Mar 2, 2015
PDX INDEX
Oregon ranks #9 in the nation for most organic farms in the nation. Here's how those hard-working farmers make it work.
Thumbnail for - Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?
Feb 6, 2015
OUTDOORS
As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.
Thumbnail for - How Hood River Students Help Run Their Super-Green School
Jan 27, 2015
TOP SCHOOLS 2015
An architectural lesson in earth science, where kids "eat their conservation vegetables before their solar cookies.”
Thumbnail for - How Will Portland Fare in a Future of Climate Change?
Jan 5, 2015
REPORT
As our leaders prepare for a steamy future, Portland could still get off easy.
Thumbnail for - 6 Amazing Living Walls Redefining "Greenspace" in Portland
Oct 10, 2014
DESIGN
We explore PSU's exciting outdoor Ecological Learning Plaza and a handful of the city's best vertical gardens.
Thumbnail for - Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?
Sep 10, 2014
INTERVIEW
A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)
Thumbnail for - What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?
Aug 13, 2014
DISPATCH
Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.
Thumbnail for - Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee
Jun 2, 2014
ENVIRONMENT
How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.
Thumbnail for - Life Goes On: Mount St. Helens' Flora and Fauna
Jun 2, 2014
ECOLOGY
Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).
Thumbnail for - Five Essential Talking Points in Portland's Epic Water War
May 8, 2014
POLITICS
With ballots out to voters, the fate of the legendary Bull Run watershed (and City Council's political clout) hangs in the balance.
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