High Country News December 10, 2012
We're learning a lot by monitoring wild animals, but the high tech methods used to track them take some of the mystery out of our relationship with the wild.
Federal agencies often overlook the tight relationship between energy production and water use.
Opinionated Americans ask to create the 51st state of Jefferson on the West Coast and ride their ATVS where they please, among other things.
When determining who is poor, the Census Bureau takes geography into account in its Supplemental Poverty Measure.
A pilot program in Oregon transforms roadkill into compost.
As fossil fuel emissions lower the ocean’s pH, Pacific Northwest shellfish growers face an uncertain future.
An audacious development proposal near Grand Canyon National Park divides a tribe and its neighbors.
Will the soul of wildlife biology survive in an era of remote monitoring technology?
Editor Michelle Nijhuis wins an award; three brave Westerners pass away.
Mormon pioneers crossing the country in 1856 meet with disaster in Sandra Dallas' book.
A black girl growing up in ‘70s L.A. must learn to navigate between two worlds, in Dana Johnson's new book.
A first (and last) date with someone who doesn't believe in global warming.