New United Nations reports see a sicker Earth because of loss of biodiversity, with fewer plants and animals and less food and clean water for people
Group of Friends on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought: A third of the planet’s land “is severely degraded, and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24 billion tons a year.”
Oregon State Police are investigating the deaths of three bald eagles found shot to death near Tangent in Linn County
Jackson County commissioners are asking Oregon congressman Greg Walden to support the Medford air tanker base
The American Prairie Reserve has asked for permission from the Bureau of Land Management to expand bison grazing on public lands in Fergus, Petroleum, Phillips, Valley and Chouteau counties
Winter storm warnings were posted across the top of the state and along the Sierra Nevada for heavy snow expected from new weather systems arriving Friday and expected to last through the weekend.
The Washington Fish Growers Association had urged the governor to veto the bill, calling it a drastic measure.
About 700 grizzlies live in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
Oregon wildlife managers say sea lions are beginning to move into even smaller tributaries where they had never been seen before and where some of the healthiest stocks of the threatened fish exist.
Klamath Basin suckers released in effort to avoid extinction
The state has reached a settlement with a northern Oregon dairy company accused of endangering drinking water by mismanaging manure and wastewater
Many residents in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties have faced repeated evacuations or advisories since December.
The Forest Service and Interior Department spent more than $2.7 billion last year fighting fires — the most expensive wildfire season on record.
Grizzly bear numbers have been drastically reduced in Washington from over-hunting and habitat loss.