Environment

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A program that produces energy-saving stoves could keep girls and women safe and has possible benefits to the environment and fighting hunger.

A rally at the Honduran Mission in New York City soon after Berta Cáceres was killed. (Photo by Natalie Jeffers / Matters of the Earth)

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In November Berta Cáceres visited Seattle to speak out on environmental exploitation in Honduras. A few months later, she was murdered.

Alec Connon (right) helps tow an extra kayak for Bill and Melinda. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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News reports say the Gates Foundation Trust's holdings in oil, coal and gas stocks have dropped 85 percent since 2014.

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Laptops, monitors and other devices from Seattle and other parts of the country have been tracked to junkyards in developing countries.

Tonya Miller hugs a Red Cross volunteer in front of her home in Joplin, Missouri following the 2011 tornado. (Photo from Flickr by Ozarks Red Cross)

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Links between climate disasters and domestic violence mean we should apply gender equity analysis to the emergency planning in Washington state.

An oil train passing through Portland. (Photo from Flickr by Sam Beebe)

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Big oil has set its sights on Vancouver, WA as the terminus of a rail route to transport millions of gallons of crude for export. Three car dealers say "no way!"

Getting pandas to mate in capitvity, and then releasing babies that will thrive in the wild isn't easy, Vitale found out. (Courtesy photo by Ami Vitale)

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National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale says her job can sometimes by lonely and terrifying, but it's worth it to be a part of preserving our wonderful world.

The current cohort of the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps, a dozen teens from South Park and Georgetown. (Photo by Barbara Clabots)

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In South Park and Georgetown, the health impacts of pollution are real and life-threatening. But a small cadre of teens are learning to fight for environmental justice.

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Building economic resiliency will be the key to helping rural Fijian communities weather Cyclone Winston.

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An alternative to I-732 that would raise carbon tax revenue to help poor communities and communities of color is being planned for the November ballot.

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Initiative 732 would ensure that polluters get cut slack at the expense of Washington's communities.

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With the FDA putting AquaBounty's AquAdvantage salmon on shelves last month, health concerns among the female consumer should be a prime consideration.

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The decision to try at getting almost 200 countries to sign a climate deal on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray skipped COP21, but the city still had plenty of representation and leadership at the Paris climate talks.

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Despite a ban on demonstrations in Paris, Seattle activists brought 350 salmon lanterns to the city to wave them for the COP21 climate conference.

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Gov. Jay Inslee says he is exploring whether Washington could be part of a carbon emissions cap-and-trade plan developing among several Canadian provices.

A boy rides his bike in the haze along an Indonesian highway in late October, at the height of forest fires that blanketed much of Southeast Asia in a haze. (Photo by REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)

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What does your shampoo have to do with Indonesia's awful forest fire season?

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Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.

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They even brought a two-seater kayak along for Bill and Melinda.

More than 20 percent of the Colville Reservation burned in two major fires this summer. (Photo by Colton Miller)

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As Washington raced to save million dollar homes from wildfires this summer, tribal land went up in flames.

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Meteorologists compared Hurricane Patricia to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines.