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Climate Change This Week: Ghost Forests, Sahara Solar, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

I'm With Stupid: Finding the Humor in Utah's Founding

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.13.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I have a sneaking suspicion that what I'm about to write is going to be perceived as insensitive. I can assure you it's not intended that way; it's just that I've always thought it was kind of funny and I wanted to use it as an intro for this week's column.

Beautiful Utah: Bonneville Salt Flats

Kevin Richberg | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Imagine a perfectly flat veneer of pure white salt as far as the eye can see, in every direction. These otherworldly super-strange environments exist in only a handful of places on Earth; they're called salt flats (or salt pans), the leftover remnants of extinct seas.

Beautiful Utah: Antelope Island

Kevin Richberg | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Utah contains 5 National Parks, 43 State Parks, 6 National Monuments, and 4 Historic Trails, an assortment of natural, scenic, and historic wonders providing a lifetime's worth of exploration.

How Tropical Rains Helped Create Great Salt Lake

Posted 10.04.2012 | Green

From Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: The U.S. Southwest typically evokes images of endless deserts, without a drop of water in sight. ...

Major Show Tracks Humans' Effects On The Environment | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

"Anthropocene" is a buzzword that's been bandied about lately by politicians and scientists like some sort of smart weapon. The term describes a new g...

Utah Now Owns Spiral Jetty | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts

It's true.  The state of Utah now owns Spiral Jetty.  For the last decade, the Dia Foundation has paid Utah's Department of Natural Resources $250 a...