environment

The author with a baby elephant on a recent trip to India. (Photo courtesy Sudha Nandagopal)

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As a kid growing up in Spokane, I was the one in my family who claimed the mantle of environmentalist. I was the animal enthusiast,...

A container ship leaves the Port of Seattle while the Bainbridge Island ferry enters. (Photo via Wikipedia)

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The new director of the Washington State China Relations Council says our state's relationship with China is about more than just money.

Youth including Nan Mukungu (second from left) posed for photos displaying priorities of the Young Workers in the Green Economy Project. (Photo by Shann Thomas)

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Grassroots environmental group Got Green released a startling survey citing barriers to economic employment for immigrant youth and people of color. The Arab Spring, the...

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In a conflict familiar to Washingtonians, Bosnian conservationists and loggers are at odds. But many of the country's forests are shielded by a secret...

Rob Anderson (right) senior project manager with Seattle-based EarthCorps, cuts a section of a blackberry plant for a group of international volunteers learning about invasive plants as part of a six-month program here on conservation and sustainability. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Twelve volunteers from around the world are in the Northwest building environmental restoration skills they'll use to protect ecosystems back home. “What do you call...