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  • Can't we all just get along

    A new report, Making the Most of Science in the American West: An Experiment, aims at teaching Westerners to work with scientists to avoid environmental conflicts, according to co-author Patricia Nelson Limerick

  • Solving the puzzle of chronic wasting disease: Veterinarian Beth Williams

    Dr. Beth Williams of the University of Wyoming’s State Veterinary Lab is a leading expert in chronic wasting disease who has provided some of the only clear answers to a disease that is ravaging wild deer and elk herds

  • Restoration evolution

    In his new book, The Sunflower Forest: Ecological Restoration and the New Communion with Nature, William R. Jordan III lays out a powerful vision for a new environmental ethic

  • Story gave San Diego plan short shrift

  • West Nile isn’t just for people

    West Nile virus is impacting Western wildlife, particularly birds, and some think coalbed methane development may be spreading the disease

  • Treadwell was no new-ager

  • Budget cuts bury paleontologists

    The new superintendent of Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, Utah, plans to cut nine positions in the paleontology department and hand over future scientific work to private contractors, much to the outrage of the scientific community.

  • Bush's war on terrorism comes West

    Some locals are worried about plans to expand the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Mont., into a "biosafety 4" facility capable of handling the kind of deadly microbes likely to be used in bioterrorist attacks against the U.S.

  • Research, Lake Mead style

    A floating laboratory called Forever Earth prowls Nevada's Lake Mead, doing scientific research and working with academic and environmental groups.

  • Magical, mystical and down-to-earth

    At the Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, Calif., scientists, activists, artists and dreamers meet to talk about sustainability and ecological and social restoration.

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