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This image, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), shows fires from California in 2013. While providing important information, MODIS circles the earth every 1-2 days. FUEGO would give continual coverage of a single landmass.
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Camp Moreno participants check out a stuffed bird while on a tour of Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Roberto Moreno founded Camp Moreno to provide fun outdoor experiences for families of color.
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Some of Cliven Bundy's cattle graze nearby a spring in Gold Butte, an area completely closed to grazing. Photo courtesy of Rob Mrowka.
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U.S. cement production and consumption
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The Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, one of Alaska's scarcely-visited parks. Photo coutesy NPS / Josh Spice
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Chemical herbicides and pesticides and large tanks of liquified natural gas (for cooking) are among the more dangerous waste collected during a trespass grow cleanup. Photo courtesy of Rick Fleming.
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Chicago parking dips snow removal
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The "Peoples Choice." Photo: Jonathan Thompson.
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Image Pacific chorus frog in Yosemite National Park.By Devin Edmonds, USGS
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Sunset over the Chukchi Sea in 2011. Image Courtesy NASA.
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Las Vegas's new City Hall with solar trees. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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coal to nat gas switching
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Coal profits for Arch and Peabody 2007 to 2012
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Monthly electricity generation, by fuel. Source: Energy Information Administration.
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Construction jobs are coming back, very slowly, in Nevada and Arizona. New Mexico has problems.
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Dean Coombs at his old press.
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Colorado well starts in 4 counties
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Craig's FB
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Cushing OK spot price
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Drought Impact Reporter
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Drought Impact Reporter
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Invasive weeds grow near an old corral on public lands in Idaho. Photo courtesy of Travis Bruner.
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A rockslide on the west side of McClure Pass, just one of many possible hazards on winding Highway 133 in Colorado.
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Drought-damaged cotton field in Westlands Water District, California. PHOTO BY JEREMY MILLER.
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These roadside signs are part of water conservation efforts in the Central Valley town of Wasco.
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This warning sign is near Wasco, California. PHOTO BY JEREMY MILLER.
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A sign on Highway 46 near Westlands, California, that is part of the larger “fish versus farmers” campaign. PHOTO BY JEREMY MILLER.
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The base of Glen Canyon dam and the outflow valves through which millions of gallons of water per minute flowed during the 2013 High Flow Experiment. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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Dark Sky's interface is minimalist; so is its information.
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debate test
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The colorful carbon footprints of Denver, Colorado, and its surroundings. The top inset shows the footprint for downtown Denver, a relatively slight 34 tons per household per year. The bottom inset shows the much larger footprint of the exurbs. Source: Christopher M. Jones and Daniel M. Kammen, Spatial Distribution of U.S. Household Carbon Footprints Reveals Suburbanization Undermines Greenhouse Gas Benefits of Urban Population Density. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013.
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This mechanical thinning project was conducted in previously suitable Pacific fisher habitat in the Sierra National Forest, in southern Sierra Nevada. Ironically this commercial logging project was promoted as a project designed to "restore" fisher habitat, but Hanson said the homogenized conditions it created are exactly the opposite of what scientific studies are concluding Pacific fishers need. Photo courtesy of Chad Hanson.
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Doug Sheffer
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Showing drought conditions across the West.
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Drought outlook for next three months
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Oil and gas tanks on the dryside.
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Track storms -- historic and in real time -- as they pummel energy infrastructure. Source: EIA.
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The oil and gas and mining industries were the fastest growing sectors of the American economy from 2007-2012. Source: US Census Bureau
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The El Cid hotel in downtown Las Vegas has yet to be caught up in the latest transformation. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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The landscape around Winslow is not as bleak as it appears to the passerby. Here, the author's daughter looks out at the Little Painted Desert. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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A band of yellow smog drifts from Four Corners Power Plant. Courtesy Emily Guerin.
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Front Range flooding last September destroyed nearly 2,000 homes. Photo courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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This is an artist's concept of the FUEGO satellite, which would snap digital photos of the Western U.S. every few seconds in search of hot spots that could be newly ignited fires. (Credit: R. E. Lafever, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
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A Preble's meadow jumping mouse lies in torpor, a form of hibernation. Photo courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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The front of the Saguache Crescent.
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Western states in general have a higher percentage of federal employees than other states or the nation as a whole, meaning the government shutdown is felt more deeply here. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Collecting diatoms in the Northwest. Courtesy Loren Bahls/ASC
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Diatoms. Courtesy Loren Bahls.
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According to Douglas M. Thompson's "The Quest for the Golden Trout," state and federal hatcheries around the U.S. release a combined 150 million trout every year. Photo courtesy of USFWS.
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The McNally fire area, where Hanson's fisher scat surveys were conducted, shows the complex early seral forest habitat that fishers are actively using. The many standing snags, downed logs, and montane chaparral patches and natural conifer regeneration provide the biomass and structural complexity that make for good habitat for the fisher's small mammal prey. Photo courtesy of Chad Hanson.
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Plague is carried and transmitted by fleas. Once it takes hold in a prairie dog colony, it can spread quickly and be devastating.
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Four Corners Power Plant on the Navajo Nation. Photo by Jonathan Thompson.
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The Four Corners Power Plant in February.
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A motorist with strong opinions at a 2012 Erie Rising anti-fracking rally.
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Net US electricity generation by fuel type by month, 2012 to June 2013. Source: EIA.
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GOB Vandalism 1
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GOB Vandalism 2
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GOB member
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GOB wanted poster
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unemployment vs. well starts
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Germany's Energy Mix is heavy on the renewables, but also heavy on coal and light on expensive natural gas. Source: German Association of Energy and Water Industries.
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Although a Fox news commentator once attributed Germany's solar success to the fact that it gets more sunshine than the U.S., it actually has the solar potential of Alaska, as can be seen in this map. Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
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Farmers and ranchers say diverting the Gila would ensure long-term supply, but conservationists fear disrupting riparian ecology. Photo by Flickr user Chris M. Morris.
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Census Bureau map showing Gini Index
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Google search screenshot
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