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Silent Forest (Alex Bartick)

SILENT FOREST

April 1st, 2015 | News

Hidden in the Hoh Rainforest is one square inch absent of human noise.

Alcoa (Madeleine Banks)

ALCOA REVIVED

April 1st, 2015 | News

After a hiatus, Alcoa Intalco Works is smelting aluminum once again.

Elk (Alex Bartick)

ROTTING AWAY

April 1st, 2015 | News

A bacterial infection plaguing elk in southwest Washington causes them to limp on bloody stubs.

Toxic Turf (Reese Bowen)

TOXIC TURF

April 1st, 2015 | News

A University of Washington soccer coach suspects turf made from recycled tires is causing cancer.

Pioneering-The- Planet (Jesse Nichols)

PIONEERING THE PLANET

April 1st, 2015 | Video

In 1979, a group of students started The Monthly Planet using scissors and tape. Since then, The Planet has grown into the environmental magazine it is today.

Geogenomics (Kramer Janders)

GENETIC TIMEKEEPER

April 1st, 2015 | News

A plant’s DNA may be used to clock geological events in a new scientific field called geogenomics.

Elwha (Daniella Beccaria & Beatrice Harper)

A RIVER’S REVOLUTION

April 1st, 2015 | Video

After the removal of two hydroelectric dams, the Elwha River is making its recovery.

Microhousing (Reese Bowen)

DOWNSIZED DEVELOPMENT

April 1st, 2015 | News

Small apartments are causing a big stir among Capitol Hill residents.

Dworshak Resivoir(Photograph by Russell Smith, courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engenieers

DAM TRAVESTY

April 1st, 2015 | News

A former civil engineer ends his career to advocate for the removal of the lower Snake River dams.

Grizzly Bears (Katie Sawyer)

A GRIZZLY WILDERNESS

April 1st, 2015 | News

Less than two dozen grizzly bears roam the North Cascades, but new efforts may bring them back.

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