The protests are fueled by a diverse array of causes, from tribal sovereignty to fossil fuel dependence.
Background on the Standing Rock Sioux pipeline protests and how social media and climate activism raised their profile.
Senior scientist Jay Famiglietti’s research looks at the West and the world’s dwindling water resources.
Boaters are joining wildlife advocates, farmers and power companies to parcel out each cubic foot of Western rivers.
We altered our grazing plan early in the summer to account for aridity, but now we’re rolling in forage.
Flooding a dry riverbed restored vegetation, but released significant amounts of methane and carbon dioxide.
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- John Wahoff on It’s not the Wild West anymore. Look before you shoot.
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- Gerald Burton on Back to civics class: 10 things to know about Standing Rock
- Steve Snyder on Missing science, disagreement surrounds fracking report