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  • Stretching the notion of neighbor

    Rev. Peter Sawtell crusades for eco-justice throughout the West from his church in Denver.

  • Another near-death experience for environmentalism

    Environmental contrarians Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger jump back into the fray with a new book, Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility.

  • Taking the conservation movement to task

    Law professor Eric Freyfogle castigates the environmental movement and offers straightforward advice in Why Conservation is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground.

  • Four decades of the Sierra Club

    Michael McCloskey’s autobiography, In the Thick of It: My Life in the Sierra Club, covers four decades of his life and work as an environmentalist

  • Planting seeds for preservation

    In Cities in the Wilderness, former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt makes an eloquent argument for more enlightened federal land-use planning

  • ‘Death is stingless indeed and as beautiful as life’

    Writer and activist Michael Frome looks back on more than 80 years of a life filled concern for the environment and social justice

  • A long walk into hope

    Bill McKibben’s new book, Wandering Home, is a hopeful account of a leisurely hike across northeastern America, as relevant to the West as it is to the East

  • The Battle over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

    In The Battle over Hetch Hetchy, history professor Robert Righter chronicles the damming of the Hetch Hetchy Valley in California’s Yosemite National Park

  • Wyoming's unsung wilderness heroes

    In Ahead of Their Time, editors Broughton Coburn and Leila Bruno collect the stories of the heroes and heroines of the Wyoming wilderness movement

  • Oil and gas opponents will have to move faster

    The Bureau of Land Management is shortening the amount of time that citizens and environmental groups in Wyoming and Utah will have to protest oil and gas leases

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