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Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?

A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/10/2014


What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?

Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/13/2014


Life Goes On: Mount St. Helens' Flora and Fauna

Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).

  • By Kelly Clarke and Dan Gay
  • Published 06/02/2014


Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 06/02/2014


Five Essential Talking Points in Portland's Epic Water War

With ballots out to voters, the fate of the legendary Bull Run watershed (and City Council's political clout) hangs in the balance.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/08/2014


In Portland, Even Our Rats are Special

An in-depth look at the life and times of our city's above-average rodents

  • By Merilee Karr
  • Published 05/01/2014


The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014


Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014


Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 02/03/2014


Point 97's Ocean Conservation Apps Make Waves

A Ecotrust spin-off from local data navigator Ruby Gates steers high-tech solutions out to sea.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 02/03/2014


The Birdmen of PDX

A behind-the-scenes airport effort protects flying humans from avian threats.

  • By Michael Zusman
  • Published 01/02/2014


An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014


Oregon's Native Oyster, Reborn

Diners and scientists unite to revive the Olympia, the North Pacific Coast's only native oyster species

  • By Virginia Gewin
  • Published 12/02/2013


Portland's Urban Homestead Laws

Harvest season got you hankering to start your own super-Portlandy backyard farm? Master the local rules of citified animal husbandry.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 09/03/2013


Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013


The Joy of Cooking Invasive Species

From backyard aquaponics to grilled nutria, the next local food movement will put weirdness on the menu.

  • By Virginia Gewin
  • Published 08/01/2013


The Willamette River's History

A Portland cartographer reveals our favorite river's unseen movements.

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 07/01/2013


Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/03/2013


A New Future for Oregon Forests

How innovative loggers and environmental capitalists are redefining timber.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/01/2013


Sustainable Seafood Tips from Rick Moonen

The Las Vegas top chef shares some advice for the best fish-friendly choices at grocery stores and restaurants.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 03/05/2013
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