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All the critical issues involved in transitioning to a more sustainable world.


Introvert envy: How to pass as one of us

I consider myself more of a trend observer than a trendsetter. Trending lately seems to be chorizo, which is available at Maverick and as a new Spam (the meat-ish product, not the …

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Environews: June 2017

Photo Credit: Stephen Trimble (stephentrimble.net)     Will Bears Ears disappear into the clouds — a national monument only briefly, now to be diminished or denied by sho …

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Change Agents: Grassroots – People with Initiative

Thanks to Martin van Hemert for this lovely photo of Hi Ute Ranch, one of our easements in Summit County. Today, Bonanza Flat is 1,350 acres of undeveloped mountain on the dividing …

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Hanging Out at the Mall

Observations in the rain, waiting for Washington, DC’s March for Science to begin. Music emanating from behind a low hill by the bottlenecked security gate shifted to a more rhythm …

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Slightly Off Center: Man on the Moon

It’s a well-worn cliché that “if we can put a man on the moon, why can’t we [fill in the blank]?” It’s been more than 40 years since we put a man on the moon so then, maybe, if we …

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Phase Out Fossil Fuels NOW

The Utah-based Association for the Tree of Life has a plan. As a progressive person living in This, Our Year of Regressive Politics, I’ve felt increasingly that I’m standing in the …

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Editor’s Notebook: Transformative Change

Reimaginating the systems we can control. Given enough time, Earth will be fine. Our ultimate environmental concern is about saving the people—who, after all, require a healthy pla …

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Walking with John: Bears Ears Going to Court?

Questionable legal advice from an infamous lawyer may have the Trump administration headed to court. When President Obama declared the Bears Ears National Monumant he hewed closely …

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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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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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