You are here: home   Issues   Battle for the Bones

High Country News September 21, 1992

Battle for the Bones

Feature

Download entire issue

... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below

Battle for the Bones

Today, across the West, scientists, rockhounds and those who collect for profit are battling over the bones of the 100-million-year-old wildlife of the Mesozoic.

News

Radioactive dollars draw tribes

The U.S. Department of Energy continues to dangle the carrot of nuclear waste storage, along with money to study the idea, before the hungry eyes of Indian tribes and rural counties in the West.

Perspective

Indian land claims deserve our support

The presence of the 24,000-acre Pueblo of Sandia prevents the city of Albuquerque from sprawling into the nearby foothills to the south. Nevertheless, the environmental community in northern new Mexico is fighting the tribe's attempt to reclaim its land from the U.S. Forest Service.

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. The privatization of public campground management | All the info you need to decide whether you love o...
  3. Efficiency lessons from Germany |
  4. California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in? |
  5. The Latest: Interior commits to restoring bison on select lands | The “odd ungulate out” gets a tentative win.
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. A graceful gazelle becomes a pest | Inrroducing an African gazelle called the oryx for...
  3. What's killing the Yukon's salmon? | An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and...
  4. Plains sense | Ten years after Frank and Deborah Popper first pro...
  5. North Dakota wrestles with radioactive oilfield waste | Regulators look at raising the limit for radiation...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
 
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone