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Hope for a Green Future in Myanmar

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 4:57 PM

In his first speech to parliament after nearly half a century of military rule in Myanmar, newly-elected President U Thein Sein caught the world's attention with his focus on ethnic reconciliation, human rights, and fighting corruption. But it was another pledge that caught the attention of conservationists. Thein Sein

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Hunting Through the Thicket

(2) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 2:53 PM

The Trump boys are in the news, posed with big game animals they've shot in Africa. It happened some time ago, but someone leaked photos, and PETA is now making sport of them to deliver its anti-hunting message. The Trumps say their hunts benefit poor communities; PETA says...

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The Conservation Disjunct: A Republican Heritage Any Good Democrat Would Love to Embrace

(9) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 10:57 AM

A curious epiphenomenon of the current U.S. election cycle is renewed attack on an environmental agenda that is all but abandoned. One candidate rails against electric cars as part of an anti-American energy agenda, another decries "left-wing radical environmentalism." Part of a "great fear" campaign of expanding state control over...

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