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When it comes to climate change, Amtrak is stuck in a catch-22

Trains were supposed to be climate-friendly transportation. Now, extreme weather is making them less dependable.
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Can the United Nations help save Pacific salmon?

The U.N. High Seas Treaty is a historic agreement for marine conservation, but its impact on the plummeting fish population is still uncertain.
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How Washington plans to spend money from the new carbon-cap law

Lawmakers are looking to invest revenue from the Climate Commitment Act in electric buses, ferries and more clean-energy projects around the state.
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Alaskan snow crabs are canaries for worsening fishing woes

As the crustacean's population plummets in the Bering Sea, so do the livelihoods of fishers in Washington and beyond.
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The complicated process of recycling batteries in Washington state

As we use more batteries in our daily lives, our ability to dispose of them will struggle to keep up.
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Central WA farmworkers weigh in on heat protection efforts

State leaders and labor advocates are pushing for regulations to protect workers who feel torn between working in dangerous heat and losing wages.
New rules put Puget Sound's urban trees in private hands

New rules put Puget Sound's urban trees in private hands

Because the majority of the region's trees are in residential neighborhoods, responsibility for maintaining canopy coverage is shifting to homeowners.
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