Amelia Templeton http://ijpr.org en How A 3-D Printer Is Helping Preserve A Saber-Toothed Salmon http://ijpr.org/post/how-3-d-printer-helping-preserve-saber-toothed-salmon <table align="left" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p></p></td></tr></tbody></table><div style="clear:both;"><table align="left" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>For years, museum conservators and paleontologists have yearned for a way to duplicate fragile fossils without damaging them. Now scientists with the University of Oregon say they have found a way to do just that, with the help of a relatively inexpensive 3-D printer.</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 00:44:00 +0000 Amelia Templeton 7173 at http://ijpr.org How A 3-D Printer Is Helping Preserve A Saber-Toothed Salmon Wyden’s O&C Forest Bill Attempts to Balance Logging And Conservation http://ijpr.org/post/wyden-s-oc-forest-bill-attempts-balance-logging-and-conservation <p>Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that sets the stage for sweeping changes in the management of 2.1 million acres of federal forest in Western Oregon.</p><p>The bill attempts to resolve decades of lawsuits over the Bureau of Land Management’s so-called O&amp;C timberlands in Western Oregon by designating some areas for conservation and others for timber harvest. It would limit the environmental review process for logging in some designated harvest areas, while guaranteeing protection for stands of trees over 120 years old.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 00:28:13 +0000 Amelia Templeton 5542 at http://ijpr.org Wyden’s O&C Forest Bill Attempts to Balance Logging And Conservation China’s Building Boom Revives Northwest Log Export Debate http://ijpr.org/post/china-s-building-boom-revives-northwest-log-export-debate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ports along the Oregon and Washington coast are looking to reopen log yards that shut down years ago, and provide the raw material to feed China’s construction boom. But some residents in Newport Oregon say a proposal to export logs there isn’t good for the community, and will hurt Northwest mills. From </span>EarthFix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Amelia Templeton has this report.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:42:00 +0000 Amelia Templeton 3415 at http://ijpr.org China’s Building Boom Revives Northwest Log Export Debate Aging Mobile Homes Burden The Grid And Their Owners http://ijpr.org/post/aging-mobile-homes-burden-grid-and-their-owners <p>If you walk into Charlotte White&rsquo;s home, this is what you notice: colorful potholders hanging from the cabinets. A cat stretched out in a beam of sunlight. And the loud rattle of the washing machine.</p><p>&ldquo;It spins off balance, because the floor is uneven, because it&rsquo;s rotten,&rdquo; White says.</p><p>In the hall and the bathroom, the floorboards feel spongy underneath her feet. White had to replace the kitchen floor, too, after it rotted out.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 23:51:33 +0000 Amelia Templeton 732 at http://ijpr.org Aging Mobile Homes Burden The Grid And Their Owners