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Irrigation canal in the Imperial Valley. Courtesy Flickr user Balazs Gardi.
Image Experimental plot at the Nevada National Security Site, where additonal carbon was piped into the atmosphere for 10 years. Researchers walked on platforms to avoid disturbing the microbial soil crust. Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office.
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idaho grazing
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Sally Jewell
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Selawik, Alaska. Courtesy Flickr user lauritadianita.
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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, units 2 and 3
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Cows Barn
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San Juan Islands
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Salvation Mountain. Just east of the Salton Sea. Imperial Valley, CA.
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oregon logging
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Billions of monarchs migrate from the Great Plains to winter habitat in Mexico, pictured here, but their numbers are down by half since just last year. Photo courtesy Flickr user Luna sin estrellas.
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A post card advertises the oil boom in the Permian Basin in the 1930s. Oil companies have operated here since the 1920s. Courtesy Flickr Boston Public Library.
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rural republican
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Browns Canyon, Colorado. Courtesy Mark Udall.
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Irrigated by water from the Colorado River, newly planted cotton field near needles will produce fast results in the hot desert climate, May 1972
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Young Rial Redding, third generation of Reddings who have ranched in Sarpy Basin, joins the resistance movement. The Reddings have refused to sell to the Westmoreland Coal Company, June 1973.
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Credit: Flickr user Abayomi Azikiwe
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Ken Salazar
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Evidence of an emotional debate: claiming God is on your side
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Mexican wolf in captivity. Courtesy Flickr user Don Burkett.
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gas rig PA
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Zombie fly
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Cloud seeding diagram
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Mohave Generating Station
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Young steer near Rapid City, S.D., after the March, 1966 blizzard.
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Proposition 37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Initiative, was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in California, where it was defeated.
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Documerica, then and now. Earthships in Taos, New Mexico in 1972 and 2011. Credit: David Hiser and Dan Conlin.
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internet meme
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Policies that encourage the destruction of native grasslands contribute to plummeting monarch butterfly populations. Photo courtesy USFWS Mountain Prairie.
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An old-style oil rig in the Permian Basin, where companies have drilled for oil since the 1920s. Courtesy Flickr user Charles Henry.
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The deceptively beautiful emerald ash borer, which has the potential to devastate urban and native forests in the West. Courtesy
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Descending into the bowels of 2013's darkest energy news. (And also, New Zealand's Harwood's Hole, courtesy Flickr user, Armchair Caver.)
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The Rio Baker. Credit Flickr user Louis Vest.
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A bill to protect the North Fork of Montana's Flathead River overwhelmingly passed a House committee this week. Photo courtesy Flickr user Sunburned Surveyor.
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A Grand Canyon boater turned away at the road to Lee's Ferry. Photo courtesy Ceiba Adventures.
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Milkweed once commonly grew on the edges of cornfields, but chemicals sprayed on herbicide-resistant crops have made it scarcer on farmland. Photo courtesty Flickr user Carol Von Canon.
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Credit: Flickr user Don McCullough
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Road through Arches National Park. Courtesy Flickr user Ben Grogan.
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Credit: Flickr user Steve Rhodes
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The Silver Fire in southern New Mexico. Gila National Forest photo.
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Oil truck in North Dakota. Courtesy Flickr user Tim Evanson.
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The Farm Bill was originally meant to help small family farms recover from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl years.
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President Obama may invoke executive action to protect the Organ Mountains in New Mexico from oil and gas drilling if Congress doesn't act soon. Photo courtesty BLM.
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Near the entrance to Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico. Courtesy of Flickr user Ron Cogswell.
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Medical research, disease tracking and environmental surveys are some of the science projects on hold during the shutdown.
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Cleaning up Highway 120 after the Rim Fire.
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Flooding in Loveland, Colo. Courtesy Flickr user Ed Ogle.
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Mitchell Dale Stehling, missing in Mesa Verde National Park
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Home vacancy rates in Arizona.
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Source: APS.
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Alison demonstrates proper brain-eating amoeba risk mitigation technique.
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The railroad isn't what it used to be in Winslow, but the Amtrak does stop at La Posada every day. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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Avue contracts with the government for a variety of digital services. In anticipation of budget cuts, they put out this announcement.
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How British Columbia powers its LNG boom could determine whether the province manages to meet its emissions reduction targets. Photo courtesy of the B.C. Ministry of Natural Gas Development.
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Image BLM leasing meeting, Paonia
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Dean Coombs' printing desk, with galleys.
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The backside of Glen Canyon Dam along with the "bathtub ring" that shows how much the water level has dropped during the extended drought. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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Ballot Measures Table
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Ballot Measures Table
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Porcupine Caribou herd Banerjee
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Brian Adams Disappearing Villages
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Disappearing Villages Brian Adams
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Beaver Creek
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If you could just hook a giant battery up to wind turbines and solar panels, it would solve a lot of problems. Photo illustration by Jonathan Thompson.
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The produce section with bees, and without. COURTESY WHOLE FOODS MARKET.
Image Because of brucellosis concerns, Yellowstone's bison are prevented from migrating out of the park during winter. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
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tortuga grande
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Brigham Young
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Home construction is up slightly in Nevada and Arizona. Not so much in New Mexico.
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Bycatch table
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The chariot arrives, carrying Neil Young and Daryl Hannah.
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The illuminated message of the "protesters."
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For comparison's sake, this is the energy mix in the California grid on July 2, 2013. Not bad if you include large hydropower as a renewable. Source: CAISO
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