Items by Cally Carswell
Feral pigs are invading New Mexico and other Western states, but biologists are working hard to stop them.
A recent oil spill in Montana's Yellowstone River reminds Westerners that not all such environmental disasters happen in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jonathan Thompson talks with Cally Carswell about how foreign demand is influencing the West's latest extractive boom.
Western legislatures slash spending, confront budget gaps, attempt environmental rollbacks and propose a few silly laws.
Craig Childs narrates his paddle down the Lower San Juan, with photos and video he took on the trip.
Both proponents and opponents of predator control claim to have science on their side. But the actual science -- and all of its complexities -- is often lost in the debate.
The 9th Circuit Court tosses its "federal defendant" rule, giving interested parties a clearer path for intervening in environmental lawsuits.
Judith Lewis Mernit talks with Cally Carswell about how the Obama administration's policies are impacting the West.
A graphic shows how Western states stack up against Texas and the Eastern U.S. when it comes to oil and gas drilling.
Writer Pat Toomay talks with landscape photographer Michael Berman about his craft and the draw of the desert.
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- Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
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- Robb Cadwell on The view from 31,000 feet: A philosopher looks at fracking
- Amy & Chris Gulick on The view from 31,000 feet: A philosopher looks at fracking
- Richard H Ernst on The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands
- Luwella Leonardi on Blood Quantum