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What Will It Take to Win the Gold in Rainforest Defense?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.

National Forest Refuses Oil & Gas Leases On Wyoming Range

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Bridger-Teton National Forest will not allow oil and gas leases on 70 square miles of the Wyoming Range, a new twist in a l...

No Longer the Republican Party of Mount Rushmore -- Now the Party of Easter Island

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

It is really pretty remarkable to ponder how far the modern Republican Party has strayed from the vision of Lincoln, the Great Emancipator -- and Teddy Roosevelt, the Conservationist and Trust Buster.

Telluride Buys Bear Creek Property Near Tom Chapman's, Looking To Expand?

The Watch Newspapers | Karen James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TELLURIDE -- In a deal that could be interpreted as paving the way to a future ski area expansion, the Telluride Ski and Golf Company has purchased a...

New Quarters: National Parks, Forest On 5 New Designs Unveiled By US Mint

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- The U.S. Mint has unveiled design of new quarters featuring four national parks and a national forest. Interior Secretary Ken Sal...

Diana DeGette The Leading Force Behind Controversial Legislation Expanding Protected Lands

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For a decade now, Democratic U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette of Denver has been fighting an uphill battle to vastly increase the acreage of Colorado's public ...