User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Places :: Arizona
Last updated: Jul 23 2020 05:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Is a big win for conservation a blow to climate action? 22.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As extinction and climate crises loom, the Great American Outdoors Act and recreation industry continue to rely on oil money.
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The West’s invisible menace: Microplastics 18.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘Just because we can’t see them in front of us, doesn’t mean we’re not breathing them in.’
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Uranium mining threatens our home, the Grand Canyon 14.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Since time immemorial, the Havasupai have lived inside the natural wonder. We face yet another peril.
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Meet the outfitters welcoming Grand Canyon rafters to a COVID-19 reality 9.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
“A harsh ending to a pretty wonderful experience.”
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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.
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A sleepy bear; historic trash; meth awareness 31.12.2019 Current Issue
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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WiFi, Amazon and food trucks: Trump team’s vision for national parks 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As they open parks for businesses, advisers propose cutting seniors 50% discounts during peak seasons.
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Is renewable energy’s future dammed? 1.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A proposed hydroelectric project on the Little Colorado River shows the tricky trade-offs in transitioning from fossil fuels.
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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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Mining laws have long been used for recreation 24.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Idaho, a law meant to boost mining actually allows for its end as recreation transforms the West’s economy.
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On the Road to 50: A grand beginning 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a dangerous and promising time, HCN tells the many stories of the West.
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Will the Trump administration boost uranium? 9.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy industry lobbying could lead to more mining from Bears Ears to Wyoming.
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Tenacious & twelve; junior ranger at 103; imperiled snowplow drivers 18.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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My friend, Doug the fir 25.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Conversations in Arizona with a giant coniferous tree.
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The Grand Canyon turns 100 11.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A reflection on the peculiar history that lead to the iconic National Park designation.
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States and advocates help tackle ‘crisis’ at national parks 8.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Amid the government shutdown, the Park Service faces trash mounds and lost revenue.
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‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic 7.9.2018 Writers on the Range
Even orange peels be damned — don’t toss your food on the trail.
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To protect a forest, a town agreed to leave it alone 9.8.2018 Writers on the Range
With wildfires looming, Flagstaff came together to support national forest closures.
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Arizona Educators Stage First Statewide Walkout as Teacher Revolt Grows 26.4.2018 Truthout.com
Strikers listen to a speaker during the #RedForEd strike in Arizona, April 25, 2017. (Photo: Arizona Education Association ) Unlike West Virginia and Oklahoma, today's teacher walkout in Arizona is the first statewide strike ever held by educators in the Grand Canyon State. But the state still resembles others revolting this spring because educators there also lack collective bargaining rights under so-called "right-to-work" provisions, and their decision walk out over decades of low pay and cuts to education is technically illegal. Strikers listen to a speaker during the #RedForEd strike in Arizona, April 25, 2017. (Photo: Arizona Education Association ) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this one: We depend on reader support! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation. Unlike West Virginia and Oklahoma, today's teacher walkout in Arizona is the first statewide strike ever held by educators in the Grand Canyon State. But the state still resembles others revolting this spring because educators ...
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Before the US Approves New Uranium Mining, Consider Its Toxic Legacy 28.2.2018 Truthout.com
Support from readers keeps Truthout 100 percent independent. If you like what you're reading, make a donation! Uranium -- the raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons -- is having a moment in the spotlight. Companies such as  Energy Fuels, Inc.  have played  well-publicized roles in lobbying the Trump administration to reduce federal protection for  public lands  with uranium deposits. The Defense Department's Nuclear Posture Review calls for  new weapons production  to expand the US nuclear arsenal, which could spur new domestic uranium mining. And the Interior Department is advocating more domestic uranium production, along with other materials identified as " critical minerals ."  What would expanded uranium mining in the US mean at the local level? I have studied the legacies of past uranium mining and milling in Western states for over a decade. My  book  examines dilemmas faced by uranium communities caught between harmful legacies of previous mining booms and the potential promise of new ...
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