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  • Diné activist protests wastewater-to-snow scheme

    Diné activist protests wastewater-to-snow scheme

    Fighting for the environment is just part of this Navajo's cultural identity.

  • In Large and Sunlit Land

    Peter Chilson ponders the parallel fates of two lovely and ravaged lands: The Southwest desert in America and the West Coast of Africa.

  • Is the Southwest’s ‘last real stinker’ on its last legs?

    The possibility that the Mohave Generating Station could shut down delights Southwestern environmentalists, but worries the Navajo and Hopi tribes economically dependent on the plant

  • Navajos pay for industry's mistakes

    The federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act was created to compensate uranium miners and mill workers sickened by their jobs, but on the Navajo Reservation, Dr. Bruce Baird Struminger says the program has proved flawed

  • Sacred claims

    American Indian tribes face an uphill battle in their effort to protect sacred sites on federal land in the West

  • The great New Mexican juniper massacre

    The great New Mexican juniper massacre

    On public land in New Mexico, firewood-hunters have illegally cut down hundreds of old-growth juniper trees, much to the dismay of the Bureau of Land Management and environmental activists.

  • The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities

    The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities

    A permit for an inactive mine may be renewed.

  • Touring Indian Country via footrace

    Touring Indian Country via footrace

    How to run in a reservation race that's both sport and cultural tradition.

  • Two weeks in the West

    No yellow snow for Snowbowl; gonorrhea and meth: a match made in hell; split-estate bills in New Mexico and Colorado; Montana’s green energy bills languish; “Rocky Mountain High” second Colorado state song, bolo tie is official New Mexico neckwear.

  • Two-wheel revolution in Gallup

    Two-wheel revolution in Gallup

    Can a bunch of trails and bikes transform this down-and-out New Mexico town?

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