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A Monumental Symphony and 3 Sour Notes Crying Wolf

Javier Sierra | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Javier Sierra

When President Obama signed the proclamation to designate the Organ Mountains/Desert Peaks National Monument in May, it was the last stitch of a tapestry to weave together several natural sites of extraordinary beauty and cultural significance.

Beyond Yellowstone: When Conservationists Play Offense

Zachary Podmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

When conservation plays offense, what's at stake is not so much some future loss, but a linked and living landscape that's out there right now, a landscape where it is still possible to see five bears pass by a campfire in a single night.

The Trillion Dollar American Job Engine

Bill Meadows | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Bill Meadows

There are American jobs that depend on America's lands -- jobs that keep America running, and protect our natural heritage for generations to come.

Two Different Approaches to 'Wilderness'

Joanna Eede | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Joanna Eede

The concept of 'wilderness' has long existed in Western culture as a place of pristine natural beauty unpolluted by human life. These policies neglect indigenous tribal peoples for whom such 'wild' places were once merely 'home'.

Ted Turner's Environmental Muse

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Ted Turner returned to Colorado the other day to deliver the keynote address at a luncheon for Colorado Conservation Voters in Denver.

Should Wilderness Society Strip US Rep. Nick Rahall of the Ansel Adams Award?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Rahall has turned his back on the mountains and mountaineers while more than 3.5 million pounds of ammonium nitrate/fuel oil explosives have ripped across the wilderness of his state every day.