droughts

View from Forest Road 141, with the old Bear Fire scar in the foreground.

Whitewater-Baldy, Extreme Fire and Wildlife in the West

It’s been hard to watch from afar as my beloved Gila Wilderness burns. The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire–which has already charred 260,000 acres–is threatening wildlife after forcing the evacuation of an historic …

Decade of 2000s Warmest on Record

In a bit of irony, Winston Churchill praised his famed enemy German Field Marshal Rommel as “a skillful opponent” and a “great general.” Should similar words of “praise” go to …

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