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


Slightly Off Center: Media Magic

There has been a lot of media about the media in the media lately. It is sort of like thinking about your brain: It’s an endless loop of logical labyrinth poop. If you can’t believ …

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Environews: February 2017

Environmental news from around the state and the West. Rising from the center of the southeastern Utah landscape and visible from every direction are twin buttes so distinctive tha …

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A Fire in Our Prisons

In a biased justice system, who gets locked up and who gets killed? There are those who speak of the “garbage fire” that is the United States criminal justice system. To many of th …

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The Reguilded Age

Corporateers, conmen and crazies. It was SRO on Main St. inside Mandate Press, Sunday night, January 15, as 16 Utah poets and writers arose and read or performed their five minutes …

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The Antiquities Act from Roosevelt to Obama

Europe has its castles; the United States has its majestic mountains, seas and more. During his eight years in office, President Obama used the Antiquities Act of 1906 to establish …

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CATALYST @ Sundance: docuseries “Rise” brings us to Standing Rock

La Donna Bravebull AllardCourtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Michelle Latimer A heartbreaking documentary piece about the plight of the modern native American, “Rise” by Mich …

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The Aquarium Age: Jan. 25 – Feb. 1

I couldn’t be there. I couldn’t physically march with my sisters (and brothers) and add my body to the loud and resounding resistance to the Trump regime. But my heart and soul wer …

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Environews: Thumbs up for Moab Master Leasing Plan

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a new Moab Master Leasing Plan for about 785,567 acres of public land in Grand and San Juan counties which will help balance conservati …

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Environews: San Rafael Master Leasing Plan comments due Jan. 20

The San Rafael Swell is getting a new Master Leasing Plan, too. As part of the 2010 oil and gas leasing reform initiative, the BLM Price and Richfield field office seeks public com …

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Ask Umbra: What’s the Greenest Kind of Drink Container?

Q.Dear Umbra, My peers and I are working to better our campus. We’re looking into the most sustainable option for drinks on campus. What’s better for our school to buy and sell: gl …

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