UTQIAGVIK, Alaska (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A few days before whaling crews set out to brave the frigid Arctic seas in October, a congregation of several hundred Native Alaskans gathered at the Utqiagvik Presbyterian Church to bless the bowhead whale hunt.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Emerging technologies that can remotely monitor the high seas will be crucial to enforcing a proposed deal to preserve the biological diversity of the world's oceans, researchers and campaigners said.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In December 2016, environmental group Chesapeake Conservancy unveiled one of the largest, high-resolution land-cover maps made in the United States.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Washington state voters have turned down what would have been the first U.S. carbon tax - but "carbon pricing" efforts are expected to push on in 2019, with nearly a dozen largely eastern states considering legislative proposals, experts say.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the commercial fishermen who ply salmon-rich, southwestern Alaska pack away their fishing gear for the winter, many are watching anxiously as a controversial mine proposal moves through the federal permitting process.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson campaigned for his job in 2008, he made a bold promise: To make Vancouver the greenest city in the world by 2020.
CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
R ebeccah Winnier’s father had a well-worn saying: “Daughter,
when the fish are here, you’ve got to fish them.”
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From the Bullitt Center’s roof, Seattle’s status as the North American crane capital is in full view.
PORTLAND, Oregon, Oct 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
Three years ago, a group of eighth graders came before
Portland's City Council to ask for something unusual: a ban on
new facilities to transport or store fossil fuels in the city.
VANCOUVER, Washington (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a clear day, scientists at the Cascades Volcano Observatory can see the dimpled summit of Mount St. Helens from the rooftop of their base in a suburban office park.