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  • The woodpile and me

    The woodpile and me

    Is it ever possible to have too much wood in your woodpile?

  • Coming to blows

    Coming to blows

    Tribal infighting is delaying a wind farm planned for Gray Mountain on the Navajo Reservation.

  • Hypocrisy on the road

    Gail Binkly notes that environmentalists don’t always drive what they preach

  • Dust in the wind

    In his new book, The Worst Hard Time, Tim Egan interviews survivors to tell the story of the great American Dust Bowl on the southern Great Plains in the 1930s

  • Casinos coming to Navajo Nation

    After long resistance to gambling, the Navajo Nation has decided to allow casinos on the reservation

  • Who’s afraid of the big bad dog?

    The writer asks which animals are more dangerous: wolves or dogs?

  • Doubling density near Durango

    The La Plata County commissioners have signed two deals allowing energy companies to double the density of coalbed methane wells near Durango, Colo.

  • The restoration will not be televised

    After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park is an anthology of articles chronicling the long-term effects of the 1988 fires on the park’s ecosystem and wildlife

  • Bringing back the wolf = bringing back the habitat

    In Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wolf to Yellowstone, biologist Douglas Smith and nature writer Gary Ferguson seek to separate myth from reality in the long and turbulent saga of the wolf

  • Forcing nomads to farm — the Utes' sad story

    In "The Utes Must Go!" Peter R. Decker looks at the tragedies that resulted when fear-mongering politicians and settlers decided to oust the Ute Indians from Colorado and Utah in the 19th century.

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