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  • Die, baby harp seal! It's time for environmentalism to get ugly

    Environmental groups’ calendar portrayals of the beleaguered harp seal are too pretty and too hackneyed to convince humans that the race must see beyond its own wants if it is to hold off the end of nature

  • Heroes for the wild

    The upcoming 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act is being celebrated with "Wilderness Hero" award nominations, sponsored by a range of conservation groups

  • Why I'm running: Immigration is the environmental issue

    The author explains that he is running for the Sierra Club’s board of directors in order to get the club to tackle the problem of immigration

  • Nation's premier environmental group is target of a takeover

    The Sierra Club is being targeted by an organized effort to take over its board of directors in the name of animal rightists and anti-immigration activists

  • Getting high in class

    Bruce Gordon started his nonprofit EcoFlight in Aspen, Colo., to take kids out of the classroom and let them see environmental issues from above, in his Cessna 210

  • Save the middle ground: Hug a radical

    Even though it’s true that without the radical extremes, there would be no middle ground, to save wilderness in the Bush era, environmental hard-liners need to ease up on consensus deals

  • Riding the middle path

    A homegrown consensus effort called the Owyhee Initiative is trying to save both wilderness and ranching in southwestern Idaho – but in the polarized Bush era, consensus is often controversial

  • In the Northwest, salmon go swoosh

    In downtown Portland, Ore., the writer collides with "Salmon Nation" – a new brand name for a new style of conservation, or maybe consumerism

  • A conservation elder celebrates 101

    Geneen Marie Haugen toasts the grande dame of conservation, Wyoming’s Mardy Murie, at 101 years old

  • A shock to the system

    Montana’s Flathead Valley shows how environmentalists can work together – even work with their opponents – to get things done in a climate hostile to conservation

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