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  • Tribe's pines fetch clean air credits

    London-based Sustainable Forestry Management will get carbon dioxide emissions credits for funding the Flathead Indian Reservation's work replanting ponderosa pines on 250 burned acres of the Montana reservation.

  • All's fair in smog and waste?

    A new Web site created by the Oakland, Calif., nonprofit Environmental Defense gathers information about environmental and health dangers in any community in the U.S.

  • Keeping an eye on The Planet

    Almost entirely student-run, Western Washington University's environmental magazine, "The Planet," uses local and regional stories to address national issues.

  • Dictionary of the American West

    In his newly revised edition of "Dictionary of the American West," Win Blevins explores the lingoes of many different Western subcultures in an entertaining manner.

  • Gas industry gambles on New Mexico mesa

    Critics warn that plans to drill for natural gas may harm New Mexico's remote Otero Mesa and the biological integrity of its Chihuahuan Desert grasslands.

  • Arctic Refuge

    The brief essays gathered in Arctic Refuge: A Circle of Testimony offer passionate arguments against drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Small steps for change

    Jessica Sherwood's Feet First Program seeks to fight Colorado sprawl and traffic by introducing schoolchildren to the idea of alternative transportation.

  • Fire plan gets a scolding

    The government's General Accounting Office criticizes the $1.6 billion National Fire Plan approved by Congress last September.

  • Four-wheelin' for fee

    Four-wheel-drive recreationists protest the Forest Service's new $5 per vehicle fee to enter Canyon Creek near Ouray, Colorado.

  • Predators keep their pelts

    The Colorado Wildlife Commission decides not to allow live-cage trapping and shooting seasons for the swift fox, pine marten and opossum.

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