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  • 1998 Earle A. Chiles Award

    The High Desert Museum seeks nominations for its 1998 Earle A. Chiles Award to people who have enriched cultural and natural wealth of the high desert.

  • Mexico launches a green offensive

    The International Sonoran Desert Alliance hopes, with the cooperation of the U.S. and Mexican governments, to ease some of the problems - many environmental - that tightened border security is causing.

  • Lawns and pools close in on desert lab

    The University of Arizona's Desert Laboratory, a unique desert biological field station, faces the pressure of the city of Tucson's growth and the uncertain future of the land.

  • While the vultures circle

    The writer describes a summer as a "human mule" surveying the Arizona desert, where only the vultures move in the heat.

  • Naked and marvelous

    Kenneth Perry's topographic map of "The Colorado Plateau and its Drainage" is like seeing the West from heaven.

  • Earthtones

    Essayist Ann Ronald and photographer Stephen Trimble celebrate Nevada in the book "Earthtones: A Nevada Album."

  • Defending the desert

    "Defending the Desert: Conserving Biodiversity on BLM Lands in the Southwest" by the Environmental Defense Fund is reviewed.

  • Save the Sonoran

    Group Sonoran North fights development north of Phoenix, Ariz.

  • At home in the wasteland

    The Great Basin is changing from within and becoming a more environmentally enlightened place.

  • The Great Basin: America's wasteland seeks a new

    The Great Basin has often been seen as a wasteland, but now new visions are defining the region.

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