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Line of Descent
In New Mexico, a stalemate between federal and state wildlife officials leaves the state's wolves in peril. Plus, a review of Jim Harrison's last book and a seed bank that will help researchers trace the effects of climate change.
How salmon has become a battleground over sovereignty for Alaska tribes. Plus, dampening Glen Canyon Dam's effects, the dangers of drones and the Northwest's new battle over logging.
The New Advocates
Meet the new environmental advocates, a diverse generation of outdoor enthusiasts and activists forging their way in the conservation movement. In this special issue, eco-minded veterans, Latinos rising, and Hopi raft guides.
Water to Dust
Oregon’s obscure terminal lakes feed millions of migrating birds, but now they need life support of their own. Plus, disenfranchised Native Americans in Utah and Arizona's tough water choices.
Trial by Fire
Trial by fire: Female firefighters still face harassment, abuse and sexism. Plus, cats on the border, shifts in the BLM and a roadtripping lawyer.
What the future holds for the Yellowstone grizzly. Plus, cities sue Monsanto, the secrets of Western trees, and coal lessons from Europe.
The Gold King Reckoning
The long history behind the Animas River spill. Plus, a moss mystery in Portland and environmental upset at California agencies.
- Steve Snyder on What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock
- Steve Snyder on The twisted economics of the Dakota Access Pipeline
- Mark Rozman on At Standing Rock, activists dig in on historic treaty land
- Mark Rozman on The twisted economics of the Dakota Access Pipeline
- Dana Powers on What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock