Two long days, over three thousand miles traveled in three flights followed by five hours on a train followed by seven hours on a bus to what is literally the end of the road (there's a rather official looking sign saying as much).
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced a management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that balances wildlife conservation and energy development in the biggest public landscape in the nation.
Thirty minutes into Radiohead's two-hour-plus set, the British band's first Detroit performance since 1997, it hit me: for 15 years, I've been listening to the wrong bands. Radiohead has few, if any peers in a live setting.
The relentless destruction of boreal forest wilderness via tar sands development has conspired to deprive caribou of their life requisites while exposing them to levels of predation they did not evolve with and are incapable of adapting to.
Reindeer are dying in large numbers all across the Arctic. If the actions of the House Rhetoricians are allowed to play out this year, Rudolph won't be here much longer to carry Santa around the globe.
Mr. Sorkin, that you would prefer an underpaid factory worker kill your dinner for you instead of doing it yourself does not make you morally superior to Sarah Palin. Killing an animal to eat is not a "Lottery-from-hell," it's the food chain.