You are here: home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

39 items matching your search terms. Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
  • The collected Sierra Nevada

    The collected Sierra Nevada

    Meteorologist Hal Klieforth has collected a lifetime of knowledge – and a museum’s worth of artifacts – from years spent exploring the Sierra Nevada.

  • Between the grims and the grins

    Between the grims and the grins

    We will need humility as well as technology to triumph over climate change.

  • INNOVATE, Part I

    INNOVATE, Part I

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, as this special issue of HCN shows.

  • Madame Merian and her passion for metamorphosis

    In Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, Kim Todd uncovers the life and legacy of a pioneering 17th century woman

  • Shifting sands in Navajoland

    On the drought-stricken Navajo Nation, scientist Margaret Hiza Redsteer studies the movement of sand dunes.

  • Bridging American Indian students' scientific achievement gap

    Bridging American Indian students' scientific achievement gap

    Educator Michael Ceballos breaks down the barriers keeping young Native Americans from careers in science.

  • What should we do with our blink of time?

    What should we do with our blink of time?

    Natural history teaches us how rapidly and irrevocably the world can change -- a fact we should bear in mind as we enter the new, human-dominated era some scientists call the Anthropocene.

  • A scientist's view of change

    A scientist's view of change

    In Of Rock and Rivers, Ellen Wohl, a geomorphologist, reads the story behind the Western landscape.

  • Waiting for Rain

    The hurricanes in the Gulf and New Mexico’s endless drought lead the author to wonder why it is human beings refuse to take nature seriously

  • Save Our Snow

    Faced with rising temperatures and a passive federal government, Western towns such as Aspen, Colo., are beginning to work out a local approach to combating global warming

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. Rancher vs BLM: a 20-year standoff ends with tense roundup |
  2. Photos of a standoff | Armed militia members join a Nevada rancher to pro...
  3. The energy haves and have-nots | Will rooftop solar owners get off the grid — and...
  4. Why homes are lost to wildfire | This Forest Service expert says it's as much a soc...
  5. The future of the Sacramento Delta hangs in the balance | But few Californians seem to grasp what is at stak...
  1. Why homes are lost to wildfire | This Forest Service expert says it's as much a soc...
  2. Photos of a standoff | Armed militia members join a Nevada rancher to pro...
  3. The energy haves and have-nots | Will rooftop solar owners get off the grid — and...
  4. Will the Colorado River reach the Gulf of California once more? | Photographs of last month's historic water pulses....
  5. Locals resist a Bakkenization of the Beartooths | South-central Montanans oppose new drilling, forew...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
 
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone