Environment

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Last week Scotland’s Glasgow University became the first large university to completely divest from fossil fuel investments. The UW still has $15 million invested in fossil fuels.

A WWII era poster encourages saving food scraps to feed animals. (Photo from National Archives)

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Kirkland resident Gina VanLoon hardly has any food waste in her compost bin. But that isn’t something she could brag about a few months ago....

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As world leaders debate climate change in New York, Fiji and other Pacific Islands are feeling the impacts first hand.

A salmon carcass on the banks of the Fraser River in British Columbia. Salmon spawn in Canadian rivers, but pass through American waters and are caught by Washington fishermen. (Photo by Todd Gordon Brown)

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Unseasonably warm water and a toxic mining spill in BC have meant a tough season for Puget Sound salmon fishermen.

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From Aida Solomon's series, "I am Ethiopia," Gabriel Teodros shares the mic with a young fan. (Photo by Aida Solomon) After a year of...