The Nevada Test Site - notorious for decades of nuclear
bomb-testing - is now home to gentler science, including work on
alternative energy and the greenhouse effect, and on cleaning up
the site's radioactive contamination.
by Jane Braxton Little,
Jul 02, 2001
Some locals are worried about plans to expand the Rocky
Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Mont., into a "biosafety 4"
facility capable of handling the kind of deadly microbes likely to
be used in bioterrorist attacks against the U.S.
by Carlotta Grandstaff,
Oct 28, 2002
The new superintendent of Dinosaur National Monument in
Jensen, Utah, plans to cut nine positions in the paleontology
department and hand over future scientific work to private
contractors, much to the outrage of the scientific
by Tom Rea,
Dec 23, 2002
The Colorado Natural Areas Program, which has been
cataloging rare animal and plant habitat and geological and
fossil-rich formations, may end this summer when its state funding
by Kirsten Bovee,
Mar 12, 2001
Chemist, zoologist and former local pharmacist Theo
Colborn visits Paonia with a TV crew to be filmed for an episode of
"Superteachers: Wisdom for the Future," part of a Japanese public
by Ed Marston,
Jul 30, 2001
Frank C. Craighead Jr. is remembered as a famous grizzly
bear authority, an environmentalist and a writer who lived
consistently with his principles.
by Angus M. Thuermer Jr.,
Nov 19, 2001
Paul Larmer interviews Wildlands Project biologist Michael
by Paul Larmer,
May 13, 2002
Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.
by Betsy Marston,
Apr 28, 2014
To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.
by Cally Carswell,
Dec 16, 2013
A writer wonders what it would be like to study the coati, a Southwestern cousin of the raccoon.
by Sharman Apt Russell,
Dec 05, 2013