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  • 'Thrillcraft' leave a polluted, contentious wake

    Across the country, conservationists battle the rapidly growing use of noisy, motorized water "thrillcraft," such as jet skis and power boats.

  • Coffee is bad for birds

    Migrating songbirds are threatened as Mexican and Central American coffee plantations cut down shade trees to increase the coffee yield.

  • The West braces for the big melt

    The West has had one of its wettest winters ever, and as the snow keeps falling in the high country, fear of flooding arises.

  • Hopis extend eviction deadline

    The April 1 deadline for Navajos still living on Hopi Partitioned Lands in Arizona passes without the feared evictions, but the Hopis say the remaining Navajos still need to sign a lease or leave.

  • Bringing back the small family farm

    A handbook called "Rebirth of the Small Family Farm," by Bob and Bonnie Gregson, offers advice for would-be organic farmers.

  • BLM ditches law-enforcement rules

    Following complaints, the BLM withdraws new "plain English" regulations on the agency's law-enforcement authority.

  • Cows aren't "wild and scenic'

    A federal judge orders cattle off Oregon's Donner und Blitzen River, saying the BLM has failed to protect 75 miles of the wild and scenic river.

  • Bringing back the small family farm

    A handbook called "Rebirth of the Small Family Farm," by Bob and Bonnie Gregson, offers advice for would-be organic farmers.

  • BLM ditches law-enforcement rules

    Following complaints, the BLM withdraws new "plain English" regulations on the agency's law-enforcement authority.

  • Cows aren't "wild and scenic'

    A federal judge orders cattle off Oregon's Donner und Blitzen River, saying the BLM has failed to protect 75 miles of the wild and scenic river.

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