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Contested water settlements inflamed the Navajo Nation’s health crisis 11.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Colonial laws and federal neglect created a worse-case scenario during a global pandemic.
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Who’s looking out for elders on the Navajo Nation? 8.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A reporter documents lack of food and harsh conditions for many Diné elderly, and few willing to take responsibility.
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How can we protect silence? 13.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As more people push into once-remote areas, truly quiet spots are increasingly scarce.
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Contested domestic sheep allotment in Colorado retired 11.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Rancher J. Paul Brown gives up his permit near the Weminuche Wilderness to protect vulnerable bighorn sheep populations.
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How the Navajo got their day in the sun 28.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the Navajo got their day in the sun Danny Kennedy Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:00 In late March, during the early hours of the COVID-19 crisis, just as New Yorkers were realizing how many might die, a small solar development company closed a $4 million financing deal. "Closing" is never easy, but getting a half-dozen high-net-worth individuals, family offices and foundations to pony up as the world’s finance markets crashed around them was a triumph.  Getting the deal done was impressive in its own right, given that private equity had all but frozen in the weeks before and most venture-backed startups were running on fumes, telling their angel investors and anyone who’d listen that they had three months’ financial runway, or less. It seems even more important now, given the terrible toll COVID-19 is having right where the solar is planned: the Navajo Nation. A young team saddled with ambition and support from their tribal government, this largely native-owned company, Navajo Power , was getting ready to ...
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COVID-19 impacts every corner of the Navajo Nation 19.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Front-line workers confront the world’s newest deadly malady.
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Telling the story of the changing West 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As the Trump administration retrenches, there’s a rising call for justice and political reform.
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What are the Trump administration’s new plans for Utah monuments? 20.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tribal nations and conservation groups hope to dismantle the policies in court.
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Interior finalizes plans to welcome industry into Utah monuments 7.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante provide ‘certainty’ to business owners and communities, officials said.
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Photos explore the eerie and erotic of public lands 25.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
David Benjamin Sherry, Terry Tempest Williams and Bill McKibben celebrate what could be lost to Trump’s monument rollbacks.
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Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake 18.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
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Feds give Navajo uranium clean-up contract to firm with sketchy past 17.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A High Country News investigation finds the EPA awarded Tetra Tech a contract despite knowing its subsidiary had likely engaged in data manipulation and falsification, false reporting and profiteering.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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The desert gets a biocrust skin graft 9.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without its cover of living microorganisms, the desert is eroding.
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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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A road trip through New Mexico’s atomic past 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As nuclear tourism booms in the Land of Enchantment, histories of violence are packaged, sold, and consumed.
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Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah’s native bees 7.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
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‘A dangerous game of chicken’ on drilling near Chaco Canyon 22.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Feds go back and forth on leasing culturally important lands.
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The metalheads of the Navajo Nation 25.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
See photos of the thriving music scene in backyards, abandoned houses and parking lot shows.
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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