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Bison: A Symbol of Hope - That We Can Save Species Facing Extinction
Dr. Cristián Samper
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
Fact-Checking the Case Behind the Oregon Standoff
Dallin Van Leuven
Specialist in rule of law and international affairs
Focusing on establishing an effective dialogue, rather than initiating an armed standoff based on widely-disseminated but highly inaccurate narratives, may be better at resolving these issues.
The Stetson Rebellion and the Myth of the Welfare Cowboy
Businessman, Political Historian
Tamir Rice and Oregon's White Ranchers
USC Student Body President, writer
When we're quick to label black and brown bodies as thugs and terrorists, but fail to call out this situation for what it is -- white, domestic terrorism -- there is no denying justice is selective in America.
A Historic Climate Win, Keystone XL's Unfinished Business And Obama's Shaky Climate Legacy
President, Climate Crisis Solutions
Knowing few would hold him accountable during the heated presidential race with Mitt Romney, Obama used the campaign as political cover to deliver Keystone South to TransCanada.
'Farmland' Should Win Awards as Best Documentary
Jackie K. Cooper
From Bundy To The Keystone XL: Where's The Property Rights Outrage Here?
Liberty for Whom?
Rocky Mountain Director of the Vet Voice Foundation
Those public lands where Cliven Bundy has been illegally grazing his cattle are parks and public lands that belong to every American. And he's profiting while at it -- fattening his cattle for free on our public lands.
'Cowboys And Indians' Stake Out The National Mall To Protest Keystone XL
Nevada Rancher Warns Land Dispute With BLM 'Could Turn Into' Next Waco
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New FDA Regulation Could Cripple Ranchers, Beer Brewers
Musings of a Federally Subsidized Farmer
Owner and Head Rancher, Wild Idea Buffalo
Even though these subsidies were devised to maintain America's strength by keeping families on the land, I don't like accepting them. I know that everyone is strapped right now and I'm uncomfortable for having a way to "hold things together" when other people have no such safety net.
The Nature Conservancy in California
Protecting nature. Preserving life.
The Nature Conservancy works with unlikely allies to create economically and environmentally sustainable solutions. Brian Stranko, our north and central coast regional director, explains how we develop creative approaches to complex problems to get the job done.
We Need a New Farm Bill Now
Eva M. Clayton
Former Congresswoman and former Assistant Director General of ...
The food security of our country and the world is dependent upon our small farmers and ranchers being able to survive economically. It's time for Congress to stop the fighting and act on this critical, important and timely issue.
Drought Grips Nation and Shows What Climate Change Does to Our Communities
Former President, NRDC
The summer from hell continues to bring wave after wave of extreme weather events, and each one provides yet another example of what climate change is doing to our families and businesses.
$80 Million for Wetlands and Working Ranches in the Everglades
President & CEO, The Nature Conservancy; Author, 'Nature's...
In the highly partisan atmosphere of a presidential election year, it's encouraging to see examples of one thing that Americans can agree on: the importance of preserving our nation's natural heritage.
Farming Better, Eating Better: On the Ground Solutions From the Growing Green Awards
Senior Attorney, Earthjustice
Brown succeeds because he loves his work, he loves his land, and he believes that by making his ranch more sustainable, he's doing the right thing, for his family and his faith.
Wolves Return to California: The Journey Ahead
President, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
What will it take for wolves to thrive here? What do wolves need to prosper? How will politics, agencies, ranchers, hunters and trappers, environmental activists and urban and suburban citizens affect whether wolves will flourish here?
Feeding Our Families and Our Farmers
Independent cattle producer from St. Francis, Kansas
In the last 30 years, 90 percent of our pork producers, more than 80 percent of our dairymen, and more than 40 percent of our ranchers have been driven out of business. Is this what we want?
Big Ag Tries To Rebrand Itself
The Big Bad Wolf Makes Good: The Yellowstone Success Story and Those Who Want to Kill It
At public hearings across the rural West wherever wolves are rebounding, near-hysterical locals claim that their children will be carried off from their yards by those awful beasts set loose by evil Obamacrats.
Will Colorado Legislators Help Us Fight for a Better Food System?
Mountain West Director, Food & Water Watch
We've waited nearly 90 years since the original piece of legislation to prevent corporate control of our food was passed in 1921. It's time for the USDA to finally implement and enforce the legislation.
Ninety Years On - Will the Feds Finally Break Up the Meat Monopoly?
Policy analyst, writer, gardener
Rebuilding and Revitalizing America's Rural Communities
Sec. Tom Vilsack
U.S Agriculture Secretary
There is more potential for economic growth in rural American than at any time in decades; we just need to embrace new strategies to help create a thriving rural economy.
Wildlife Services: The Most Important Wildlife Agency You've Never Heard Of
Director, NRDC Lands and Wildlife Program
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