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In Southcentral Alaska, salmon declines are pinned on a toothy invader

Ben Goldfarb | Jul 24, 2014 05:10 AM
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Larry Bullock on Of packrat poop, creosote bush and juniper-fed lamb

Jodi Peterson | Jul 23, 2014 05:00 AM
Filed under: Wildlife , New Research , Blog Post

Holy crap! . . . last thing we need is more livestock.

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Dale Lockwood on Canada’s boreal forests are burning – and releasing loads of carbon

Krista Langlois | Jul 22, 2014 03:05 PM

A side note: With increasing fires Congress still lags behind in granting additional funds for fighting fires. Funds are pulled from other forest projects and [...]

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Patrick McCaffrey on A bison boost for Native economies

Wyatt Orme | Jul 22, 2014 05:00 AM

There is a small herd now on the Isleta Pueblo in central New Mexico. Hopefully they will thrive.

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A bison boost for Native economies

Wyatt Orme | Jul 22, 2014 05:00 AM

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Jonathan Thompson on Efficiency lessons from Germany

Charles: Yes, you're right! It should be, "... miles per capita, in thousands." Now corrected. Also, I should point out that these are older figures. [...]

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Charles Yoder on Efficiency lessons from Germany

"Annual auto vehicle miles per capita: Germany, 3.9. United States, 5.7." Surely there are some missing zeros in this factoid.

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Robert Krantz on Efficiency lessons from Germany

Hi, Jonathan. Two comments: First, can the US do better? Certainly--and we are largely on a trajectory to do that. House sizes decline, residential densities [...]

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Jerry Nolan on Efficiency lessons from Germany

Good to hear Germany is trying to use less electricity as they increase their use of coal. "Between 2011 and 2015 Germany will open 10.7 [...]

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Jonathan Thompson on Efficiency lessons from Germany

Steve, yes, Germany's coal use is up from recent years, but still is 12 percent lower than in 2003. (I refer to overall coal use: [...]

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