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New restrictions on Oregon flood plain development
New restrictions on Oregon flood plain development
Some see the changes as reform of a troubled program, and others as an example of bureaucratic overreach.
The Chickadee Symphony
The Chickadee Symphony
A composer reflects on three decades of birdsong.
Salmon power
Salmon power
A historic legal victory could give Alaska tribes more control over their fish, wildlife and homelands.
New measures could reduce Glen Canyon Dam’s impact on the Grand Canyon — a bit
New measures could reduce Glen Canyon Dam’s impact on the Grand Canyon — a bit
As long as the dam remains in place, impacts are inevitable.
‘Keep It in the Ground’ prompts online oil and gas leasing auctions
‘Keep It in the Ground’ prompts online oil and gas leasing auctions
Protests against drilling on public lands continue.
Retreating glaciers a sign of Alaska’s major meltdown
Retreating glaciers a sign of Alaska’s major meltdown
This summer’s record-breaking temperatures hasten glacier, permafrost melt.
What can we still learn from Edward Abbey, 25 years after his death?
What can we still learn from Edward Abbey, 25 years after his death?
A trio of new books take a look at Abbey’s mixed legacy on environment, gender and immigration.
Why is an Estonian energy giant trying to revive failed Utah oil dreams?
Why is an Estonian energy giant trying to revive failed Utah oil dreams?
There’s a new proposal to extract oil from shale, at great cost to the Colorado River Basin.