Conservation

A Moral Responsibility to Confront Global Warming

Overwhelmingly, America’s forty-million sportsmen and women believe we all have a moral responsibility to confront global warming to protect our children’s future… This important finding is a part of our … Read more

Offshore Drilling Debate Heats Up,Global Warming Put on the Back Burner

Chalk up a few victories yesterday in the U.S. House. Your representatives voted on a number of conservation-themed amendments as a part of the Department of Interior spending bill. One … Read more

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

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 … Read more

The Real Pain at the Pump

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.  … Read more

Get Outta Here Invasives!

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 … Read more

The Price of a Vote

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 … Read more

Capture Carbon on Campus by Restoring Habitat

(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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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.  … Read more