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Source: Star Tribune

Grants Pass :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-13 13:22:52 -0700 | green-news

The poaching of knobby growths on ancient redwood trees has spread to national forests in Northern California and Oregon. The growths, known as burls, appear at the base of redwood trees, where they send out sprouts. Their intricate grain is...
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Source: Associated Press

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-12 17:50:59 -0700 | green-news

Federal officials are proposing to kill half the large colony of cormorants in the Columbia River estuary because the large black seabirds eat too many young salmon and steelhead. The proposal is the preferred action in a draft management plan...
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Source: East Bay Express

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-11 12:04:19 -0700 | green-news

Two Oakland City Council committees unanimously approved measures yesterday that would, in different ways, combat the harm being done by fossil fuels to the City of Oakland and to the planet. The Council Public Works Committee passed a proposal to...
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Source: Fox News

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-10 07:37:57 -0700 | green-news

A mysterious disease that is turning sea stars to goo has taken off along the Oregon coast, with up to half or more of the creatures being infected in just the last few weeks, scientists say...In April, researchers estimated less...
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Source: Mail Tribune

Talent :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-06 02:49:28 -0700 | green-news

MailTribune.com The native Franklin's bumblebee (Bombus franklini) may already be extinct, and the western bumblebee is rarely seen in the Rogue Valley anymore, says Southern Oregon University associate professor of biology Peter Schroeder...If you go What: Protecting Our Pollinators forum...
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Source: The Bellingham Herald

Grants Pass :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 16:59:32 -0700 | green-news

A state proposal to stop stocking hatchery salmon and steelhead in a few coastal rivers has not gone over well with some of the anglers who fish those rivers, or some county officials. The Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan...
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Breaking News: Confirmed: Wolf OR7 has pups in Oregon
 
Source: Sacramento Bee

Rogue River :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-04 21:55:44 -0700 | green-news

The news greatly increases the odds that wolves eventually will populate the Golden State. It also comes on the same day that the California Fish and Game Commission, meeting in Fortuna on Wednesday, weighs whether to protect wolves as an...
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Source: Associated Press

Salem :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-03 16:18:31 -0700 | green-news

A recent change in the winds could signal the end to a spike in marine trash on Oregon and Washington beaches. Federal researchers say this year's soggy spring probably drove a noticeable uptick in flotsam along the West Coast, including...
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Source: Star Tribune

Grants Pass :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-03 16:14:48 -0700 | green-news

A new study suggests that steelhead trout can have trouble using the Earth's magnetic field to navigate if they were raised in a hatchery, where the field can be distorted by iron pipes. Scientists at the Oregon Hatchery Research Center...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-03 16:55:15 -0700 | green-news

OK for commercial fishing West Coast trawler fishermen just got some new opportunities. The Marine Stewardship Council on Tuesday listed 13 species of fish as "sustainable," opening up new markets for boats working out of ports in California, Oregon and...
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Source: Chicago Tribune

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 23:06:21 -0700 | green-news

President Barack Obama's announcement Monday that it will be up to states to decide how to enforce his vision for a low-carbon future portends a battle among Illinois' power giants, with Exelon in a great bargaining position. "I expect a...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 22:08:26 -0700 | green-news

Jodi-Ann Gilpin, Staff Reporter Areas in St Mary which were affected by flood rains among other natural disasters in January should be in a state of normality by the middle of July. That was the assurance from communications manager at...
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Breaking News: Disappearing bee pollinators could be as apocalyptic as climate change
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-05-26 19:06:23 -0700 | green-news

Almost a decade ago, the mystery of disappearing bees and colony collapse disorder came to the world’s attention with some experts lamenting that if bees go extinct it could be an apocalyptic natural disaster on par with climate change. Bees...
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Breaking News: Save the carnivores, save the Eco-system of our planet
 
Posted by: prabirghose

Salem :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-01-12 23:07:52 -0800 | green-news

Man looks upon carnivores as a threat to life without realizing that they are necessary to maintain the balance on our Eco-system, because there is evidence that when the number of carnivores diminish, an imbalance is noticed. The absence of...
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Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-05-05 20:03:35 -0700 | green-news

You try to do the right thing: conserve electricity, turn off unneeded appliances and lights, dial back the thermostat, perhaps even put solar panels on the roof of your home or business. You save money, local energy demand is reduced,...
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