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Mapping drought's impact on electricity generation
Mapping drought's impact on electricity generation
Natural gas, wind and solar fill some of the hydropower deficit in California.
Stop the rock-stacking: a call for an end to cairns
Rants from the Hill: Such Sweet Sorrow
Rants from the Hill: Such Sweet Sorrow
An Airy Meditation on Flatulence and Independence.
For sea lions, a feast of salmon on the Columbia
For sea lions, a feast of salmon on the Columbia
Fishermen, tribes and environmentalists flummoxed as predator numbers swell below Washington's Bonneville Dam.
Wild Science: Counting Gunnison sage grouse
Wild Science: Counting Gunnison sage grouse
In this video, go straight to the breeding grounds of a threatened species.
Renewable energy on tribal lands stalls out
Renewable energy on tribal lands stalls out
Is the Bureau of Indian Affairs delaying wind and solar projects?
Efforts to save Utah's Cedar Mesa reach a crescendo
Efforts to save Utah's Cedar Mesa reach a crescendo
Conflicting county and state proposals would provide various levels of protection.
The last ski-bum house
The last ski-bum house
Lake Mead watch: As the Colorado dries up, will tourism?
Lake Mead watch: As the Colorado dries up, will tourism?
What dropping water levels could mean for the region’s recreation economy.
Finding my way back to me
Finding my way back to me
Court sides with industry on power plant emissions
Court sides with industry on power plant emissions
Supreme Court decision is a setback to one of the biggest environmental actions of the Obama administration.
The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
How plain old economics could end Molycorp’s Mountain Pass Mine in the Mojave Desert.
Arctic off-shore drilling hits home in Barrow, Alaska
Arctic off-shore drilling hits home in Barrow, Alaska
Dispatch from the nation’s northernmost town, a community divided.
An Alaska wildlife refuge deserves our protection
An Alaska wildlife refuge deserves our protection
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Boosters want Fontenelle Dam to divert more water in southwest Wyoming.
Ranch Diaries: Wildlife encounters in a life on the range
Ranch Diaries: Wildlife encounters in a life on the range
When herding cattle means meeting black bears, angry turkeys and tame elk.
New data released on violent threats to federal employees
New data released on violent threats to federal employees
Documents show 15 incidents in 2014, but don't account for the Cliven Bundy standoff.
Methane leaks from oil and gas production on federal lands
Methane leaks from oil and gas production on federal lands
New proposals from EPA and BLM to curtail leaks are due out this summer.
In Arizona, the people move ahead of the politicians
Grouseonomics: The imperiled greater sage grouse, by the numbers
Grouseonomics: The imperiled greater sage grouse, by the numbers
Economic and ecological impacts of the bird in Western states.