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  • Sacrificial Land: Will renewable energy devour the Mojave Desert?

    Sacrificial Land: Will renewable energy devour the Mojave Desert?

    An unlikely group of activists is championing a new bill to protect the Mojave Desert. But even if it passes, large swaths of once empty land will be developed.

  • On losing nothing

    On losing nothing

    Climate change will transform both the Arctic and the Mojave Desert, but for different reasons

  • The fading Arizona town of Gila Bend bets big on solar

    The fading Arizona town of Gila Bend bets big on solar

    At last -- a place to put utility scale plants that won't ruin the desert. But will politics and the economy get in the way?

  • In the desert, questions without answers: A review of Gods Without Men

    In the desert, questions without answers: A review of Gods Without Men

    In Gods Without Men, British novelist Hari Kunzru wanders through time and space in California's Mojave Desert.

  • What's the best place for Big Solar?

    What's the best place for Big Solar?

    Environmentalists have been too busy squabbling over proposed solar plants to pay much attention to one of the most promising sites: Gila Bend, Ariz.

  • Solar spree

    Solar spree

    New solar energy projects are coming to California and Nevada.

  • Discovery and recovery in a Mojave casino town

    Mary Sojourner's new novel, Going Through Ghosts, takes the reader on a journey of love, loss, abandonment and death.

  • Life along the Colorado River

    Kasia Broussalian spent two sweltering months photographing the people who live along the Colorado River.

  • Erratic behavior

    Erratic behavior

    The Mojave Desert's Giant Rock has long been home to UFO buffs and wild parties, but nowadays it’s fallen victim to graffiti and litterbugs.

  • High Noon

    High Noon

    Environmentalists are arguing passionately over large-scale solar development on California's Mojave Desert.

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