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In The Bull's Eye: A Human Swarm Is Overwhelming The Yellowstone Region

July 20, 2021

Greater Yellowstone is a bull's eye for growth
Amid unprecedented development and outdoor recreation pressure, three experts say new strategies urgently needed to save America's most famous wildlife ecosystem
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Beyond Rescue: Do We Really Need Cell Phone Coverage In The Wild Backcountry?

January 20, 2021

One of Yellowstone's remotest corners
As cell towers proliferate, allowing the internet and social media to penetrate remote landscapes, how come the public wasn't asked if it's a good idea? 
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Brokaw Opens Up To A Young Big Sky Journalist

December 21, 2020

Tom Brokaw answering questions instead of asking them
In The New West, Todd Wilkinson interviews Joseph O'Connor about his interview with Tom Brokaw on topics ranging from Trump to journalism and nature
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Tom Brokaw Says More Than Ever We Need A National Leader

March 25, 2020

How would FDR address nation about coronavirus?
Legendary NBC newsman and longtime Greater Yellowstone resident reflects on values of 'The Greatest Generation'
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Experts Say The Magna Carta Of American Environmental Law Is Under Siege

January 12, 2020 // Conservation, Ecosystem Protection, EPA, Public Lands

A natural gas field in Wyoming
Special Report: The National Environmental Policy Act benefits the lives of all Americans every day. So why is the Trump Administration weakening It?
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Standing Rock Reflections: What Is Progress?

October 6, 2019

Lois Red Elk and husband Dennis Reed
Lois Red Elk writes about protest and the tormented ghost of a soldier who helped take her homeland
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Americans Love Public Lands And Species Conservation But How Do We Pay For Them?

September 26, 2019

A bull elk in Yellowstone
Opinion: John Goodell says a new bill, "The Recovering America's Wildlife Act," offers a game-changing path forward. What you need to know
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Stopping A Yellowstone Hetch-Hetchy: When Private Interests Nearly Put Parts Of America's First National Park Under Water

July 28, 2019

Yellowstone Lake, site of a defeated dam
In this excerpt from John Taliaferro's new book on George Bird Grinnell, local efforts to exploit Yellowstone remind us again that past is prelude
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Wake For A Climber

May 22, 2019

Following the tragic loss of young climber Jess Roskelley, Timothy Tate explores the connection between loss and the sacredness of living a life true to oneself
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Wildlife Diseases: A Global Expert Takes Stock Of Greater Yellowstone

May 20, 2019

Dobson says CWD is serious threat
Andrew Dobson discusses the consequences of artificially feeding elk in Wyoming, the positive role of predators in confronting disease and worries related to CWD
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Why More Heat Means The End Of The Predictable World As We Know It

February 13, 2019

Warming is being hastened by feedback loops
By not confronting the causes of climate change, we're setting ourselves up for huge economic and ecological impacts. A comprehensive analysis by Lance Olsen on this and the Green New Deal
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It's Now The 2050s. A Woman Reads A Postcard From Yellowstone In 2018

May 16, 2018

A hiker in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley
Yale student Anna Reside ponders the future Millennials and GenZers will call their own
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The Paradox Of Caring For Places You Don't Know Are Yours

May 6, 2018

Lion Geyser, Yellowstone National Park
For college student Franklin Eccher, saving Yellowstone for future generations demands raising awareness among those who believe public lands are irrelevant
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