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Astrology

The Aquarium Age: March 22-28

It’s never easy straddling parallel universes—the stretch alone is physically as well as psychically too difficult for most mere mortals to hold, and managing to stay present in se …

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Astrology

The Aquarium Age: March 15-21

“Beware the Ides of March,” wrote Shakespeare in Julius Caesar and we’ve been repeating it ever since, even if we don’t exactly know what it means. I’m not going into detail becaus …

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Creativity

Poetry Outlet: Wandering Light

Thinking about my past, and midterms, always brings up the familiar feeling that I’m not quite where I want to be. Not yet anyways. With the yawning mud pit that has become the Ute …

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Astrology

The Aquarium Age: March 8-14

As with many of my fellow travelers, I am at a crossroads of concerns and I have to figure out how to handle the chaos and confusion of daily life. I am determined to keep my atten …

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Connect, Environmental Politics

Environews March 2017

Utah, a model for bison restoration Bison are nomadic and are going to go where they want to go. They are not easily contained with fences. – Bates & Hersey, 2016 Utah is a mod …

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Environmental Politics

2017 Conservation in the West poll

The 2017 Conservation in the West poll from Colorado College asked a surprising question: “Donald Trump has said that he will follow in the footsteps of President Theodore Roosevel …

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Community, Energy

100% renewable energy for Moab

Last month the City Council of Moab, Utah passed a resolution committing to 100% renewable electricity by 2032. The city cited the threat of climate change to the booming recreatio …

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Environmental Politics

U.S. Congress update

On Jason Chaffetz’ Instagram, early March, on a trip to with Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources as they checked on a collared bear in the La Sal Mountains. With a Republican pre …

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Environmental Politics, Think

Secret water plans and other shenanigans

The Utah Rivers Council (URC) called fake news on an announcement from the Utah Division of Water Resources that the Bear River Project could be delayed due to slower than expected …

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Environmental Politics, Think

Two resolutions against national monuments, and the aftermath

In February, Governor Gary Herbert signed two resolutions opposing Utah national monuments: HCR11, “Urging the President to Rescind the Bears Ears national Monument Designation,” a …

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Environmental Politics, Nature

Utah, a model for bison restoration

Bison are nomadic and are going to go where they want to go. They are not easily contained with fences. – Bates & Hersey, 2016 Utah is a model for restoring wild bison to their …

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Politics, Think

Passing the long-stalled ERA important again

The things we take for granted. Did you know that only 100 years ago, in 1917, American women still did not have the right to vote?
That changed in 1920, due to the persistent effo …

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Arts, Enjoy, Gatherings

Cantana on the topic of courageous women

Mary Lou Prince, composer At 74 years old, Eleanor Roosevelt traveled through the Tennessee countryside, a $25,000 bounty placed on her head by the KKK, to teach a workshop on civi …

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Think

No butts about it: Your cigarettes kill everything

Dear Umbra, I’m a full-time environmental activist living on an anti-aviation protest camp. When I first came here, I was shocked by the number of environmentalists who smoke tobac …

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Astrology

The Aquarium Age: March 1-7

March 2017 roars in…but not with the bellowing growl of a lion. This roar is more like the gunning engines of a renegade Hell’s Angels posse, and those engines are an aggregation o …

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