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A listing of High Country News online video, photographic and audio content.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 3

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 3

    Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk about tough times for coal.

  • The Natural West

    The Natural West

    Readers offer up their images of The Natural West in this first in a series of contests that help kick off High Country News' 40th anniversary celebration.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk sage grouse and states' rights.

  • Quartzsite or Bust

    Quartzsite or Bust

    A colorful look at life in Quartzsite, which becomes an RV mecca every winter.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 1

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 1

    Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk wind and coal.

  • Failed State

    Failed State

    Photojournalist Julian Cardona on living and working in Mexico's war zone.

  • Audio: Soule on Wolves

    Audio: Soule on Wolves

    A conversation between Michelle Nijhuis and conservation biologist Michael Soule.

  • The Forgotten Mesa

    The Forgotten Mesa

    Without basic services, life on Pajarito Mesa is all about surviving.

  • Ironwood's last stand?

    Ironwood's last stand?

    An ancient desert icon faces increasing threats along the U.S./Mexico border.

  • Wyoming wind woes

    Wyoming wind woes

    A collage of images from Wyoming's wind country, where turbines are sprouting madly, and forces within the state are blowing back.

  • Colorado River Blues

    Colorado River Blues

    A slideshow of images of the Colorado River and the eclectic group of people who depend on it.

  • Deconstructing dueling claims

    Deconstructing dueling claims

    Writer Laura Paskus talks about the battle over New Mexico's Mount Taylor.

  • The mesquite wrangler

    The mesquite wrangler

    Arizona farmer gives a neglected desert crop new life

  • Audio: The joy of CX

    Assistant editor Sarah Gilman explains why we should care about categorical exclusions.

  • "I like America"

    "I like America"

    A neighborhood center in Everett, Wash., alternately serves Russians, Arabic Muslims, Somali Bantus and other immigrants and refugees.

  • Audio: Big threats to small ecosystems

    Freelance science writer Madeleine Nash talks to Marty Durlin about the vulnerable springs of the Great Basin, and the threats they face from invasive species and the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

  • Video: Wyoming wolves

    Video: Wyoming wolves

    An introduction into the contentious wolf situation in the Northern Rockies.

  • Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009

    Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009

    Nineteen high school students traveled to Washington's North Cascades this summer to witness and learn about climate change.

  • A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis

    A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis

    Photos and an interview with the author of "Township 13 South, Range 92 West, Section 35"

  • Audio: Where the buffalo roam

    Freelance writer Josh Zaffos talks about his trips to the Pine Ridge Reservation and what he learned about how tribal members are reclaiming their property and their traditions.

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