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The Dust Detectives December 22, 2014

The Dust Detectives

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New research from dust experts, non-native goats in the La Sal Mountains, new drone laws, Navajo Nation presidential election and more.

The Great Salmon Compromise December 08, 2014

The Great Salmon Compromise

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A massive compromise to save Columbia Basin salmon, Gunnison sage grouse gets protection, pet tortoises still threaten wild ones, and a fresh look at wolves’ impacts on Yellowstone.

Transportation Transformation November 24, 2014

Transportation Transformation

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How light rail could transform Phoenix, the man who invented floating island to revive an ecosystem, and the tough questions that crude-filled trains raise in the Pacific Northwest.

Fallout November 10, 2014


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Timberland herbicide spraying sickens a community in Oregon, a look at why the current drilling boom is more sensitive to price fluctuations than its predecessors, California's sweeping new groundwater regulations, a desert-friendly cow and more.

Defuse the West October 27, 2014

Defuse the West

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An HCN investigation into violent threats to public-land employees, analysis of the newest movement to return public land management to state government, highlights of the upcoming midterm elections and more.

Charles Bowden's Fury October 13, 2014

Charles Bowden's Fury

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A profile of the late Charles Bowden, the Southwest's strongest voice. Plus, utilities experiment with real-time response in the Pacific Northwest, and an obsessive flash flood chaser improves forecasting in Utah.

Books & Essays September 15, 2014

Books & Essays

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Our annual Books & Essays special issue is out, packed with feature essays, author profiles, new books and a fall reading list.