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Tongass Logging

The Forest Service's Addiction to Old-growth

Brendan Jones | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Brendan Jones

As with so many debates, the feud over whether to cut or not to cut in Southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest - at 17 million acres, by far the largest woods in the United States - can be distilled to bumper stickers.

Censorship at Many Levels

Robert Glenn Ketchum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Robert Glenn Ketchum

David Wojnarowicz is not the first incidence of censorship by the Smithsonian. As an artist whose work has been the subject of a Smithsonian censorship attempt, allow me to provide a brief history.

Groups Rally To End Tongass Forest Timber Sales

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Nearly a dozen conservation groups are appealing to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to put a stop to two timber sales...

Obama Administration Approves First Logging Contract In Alaska's Tongass National Forest

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week, the Obama administration approved the sale of timber in a roadless national forest in Alaska. The Tongass National Forest is a 17 million a...

WATCH: Obama Allows Logging in Largest US Rainforest - Think of All the Jobs!

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

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Say It Ain't S'Obama

Hart Bochner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hart Bochner

The Obama Administration's decision today to open Alaska's Tongass National Park for logging is, in my opinion, the first major blunder of their tenure.