Greens Seek End to Pesticides in Wildlife Refuges

Though the United States set aside 90,000 acres for wildlife refuges on the Oregon-California border, it allows spraying of agricultural pesticides on tens of thousands of acres there, defeating the purpose of the refuges, the Center for Biological Diversity claims in court. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on … Read more

Saving These Rare Orcas? Protect Their Favorite Haunts

New research shows that this whale [“southern resident” orcas] population — divvied up into three lively pods — loves to travel, especially in the winter. Last year scientists found that, over the course of just a few months, they cruised from Cape Flattery, at the far northwestern tip of Washington, down along the Oregon Coast … Read more