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The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

  |   May 18, 2006

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-‘in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope …

The Real Pain at the Pump

  |   May 17, 2006

Have you ever wondered who gets your gas money as prices spike and we shell out more and more at the gas pump? Well, I have a partial answer today.  …

Two Worlds

  |   May 16, 2006

On a recent flight to California, I was seated next to a 10-year-old heavy-set boy who was traveling alone…alone that is with his hand-held Game Boy.  From the east coast …

Get Outta Here Invasives!

  |   May 9, 2006

Having just relocated to Virginia from Juneau, Alaska, I have to admit that I know next to nothing about the invasive species present here. In Alaska, the worry is that …

The Price of a Vote

  |   May 3, 2006

Senate Republicans want to give you a hundred dollars before you go to the polls and vote on their performance this November. This is a frightening attempt to buy your …

Capture Carbon on Campus by Restoring Habitat

  |   May 2, 2006

(Left) University of Central Florida in Orlando commits to a fire program over the next five years that will reduce harmful fuel loads and restore native Florida habitats. Campus habitats …

Rush Limbaugh and Global Warming

I see where conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh signed a plea agreement for misleading several doctors who gave him pain killers.  I wonder what kind of plea agreement Limbaugh will …

System-Wide University Standards

University standards for energy efficiency and clean energy are good, but system-wide standards are even better. The University of California system, where the Regents of the University system have adopted …

George Will and Global Warming

Unknowingly, George Will has written perhaps the best rebuttal so far to his own distorted view of global warming science. In his April 2 column (“Let Cooler Heads Prevail”) (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/31/AR2006033101707.html …

Environmental Education Works

I had an Earth Day surprise while attending the Montana Wildlife Federation’s annual meeting in Helena.  A man with a baby daughter approached me and asked if I remembered him.  …

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