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  • History's Lesson: Build another Noah's Ark

    Paul Larmer interviews Wildlands Project biologist Michael Soule.

  • The Natural West

    Dan Flores' book, "The Natural West: Environmental History in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains," points out that North America's ancient past is littered with destroyed species.

  • A wing and a genius grant

    Tucson pilot Sandy Lanham wins a MacArthur "genius grant" for her work flying scientists and conservationists while charging no more than the cost of fuel and airport fees.

  • 'Scholarship, sainthood and simplicity'

    Frank C. Craighead Jr. is remembered as a famous grizzly bear authority, an environmentalist and a writer who lived consistently with his principles.

  • A local heroine

    Chemist, zoologist and former local pharmacist Theo Colborn visits Paonia with a TV crew to be filmed for an episode of "Superteachers: Wisdom for the Future," part of a Japanese public television series.

  • The greening of the Nevada Test Site

    The Nevada Test Site - notorious for decades of nuclear bomb-testing - is now home to gentler science, including work on alternative energy and the greenhouse effect, and on cleaning up the site's radioactive contamination.

  • Colorado program axed

    The Colorado Natural Areas Program, which has been cataloging rare animal and plant habitat and geological and fossil-rich formations, may end this summer when its state funding dries up.

  • Mapping a vision

    A report from the Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project inventories the mountain ecoregion of Colorado, northern New Mexico, and southern Wyoming.

  • One big bighorn

    The National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center in Dubois, Wyo., will display the skull of the biggest bighorn ever known, a 15,000- to 22,000-year-old relic.

  • Can science heal the land?

    An air tour of west-central New Mexico flies over the region's "sky islands" - isolated mountain ranges rich in biological diversity that activists and scientists are trying to preserve.

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