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This image from an explanatory video shows how scientists from Pacific Northwest National Lab collected air samples near Manaus, Brazil.

What Was Our Air Like Before Industry? A Scientist In Richland Is Sniffing The Amazon To Find Out

As a U.S. Department of Energy plane flew over the Amazon rainforest, it sipped and sampled air in real time. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientist Manish Shrivastava sampled the air over the Amazon to come up with a scientifically accurate baseline of pre-industrial air. Continue Reading What Was Our Air Like Before Industry? A Scientist In Richland Is Sniffing The Amazon To Find Out

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After being stalled in negotiations for months, mostly around disputes over SNAP, the farm bill the conference report has been released. CREDIT: BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES

‘American Soil’ Farmland Is Increasingly Foreign Owned

American soil. Those are two words that are commonly used to stir up patriotic feelings. They are also words that can’t be be taken for granted, because today nearly 30 million acres of U.S. farmland are held by foreign investors. That number has doubled in the past two decades, which is raising alarm bells in farming communities. Continue Reading ‘American Soil’ Farmland Is Increasingly Foreign Owned

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The vintage DC-3 owned by Historic Flight Foundation was on display at Sea-Tac Airport in early May before commencing its long trip to Europe. CREDIT: TOM BANSE / NW NEWS NETWORK

Pacific NW Pilots Will Fly A Special Plane In D-Day And Berlin Airlift Commemorations

Get ready to hear a lot of World War II memories over the next two weeks: The milestone 75th anniversary of D-Day is coming up on June 6. Pilots from the Pacific Northwest aboard a historic plane have arrived in the United Kingdom to take part in a reenactment of the invasion of Normandy. Continue Reading Pacific NW Pilots Will Fly A Special Plane In D-Day And Berlin Airlift Commemorations

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