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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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Man Who Killed Wolf Inside Grand Teton Pleads Guilty

February 6, 2019

A wolf in Greater Yellowstone
Is fined $5000, receives probation and prohibited from killing wolves for a year. Also calls attention to larger issue of sport hunts allowed near national park borders
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A Death Of Ethics: Is Hunting Destroying Itself?

December 12, 2018 // Hunting, Wildlife

Coyote taken in Wyoming hunt
From killing baboon families to staging predator-killing contests, hunters stand accused of violating the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Now they’re being called out by their own.
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When Nature And The Solace Of Open Spaces Aren't Enough

July 23, 2018

Music on Main in Bozeman
In Bozeman, some philanthropists are helping others improve their mental health by buying them sessions of therapy
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Ryan Zinke Scores A Pyrrhic Victory In Yellowstone

June 14, 2018

Ryan Zinke at Yellowstone's doorstep
After ousting Dan Wenk over bison, Interior Secretary now must decide: will he stand behind his controversial National Park Service Director?
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The American West's Uncivil War: Assessing Watt, Zinke, Future Generations

June 3, 2018

Students gaze into the future and past of the American West
A MoJo interview with Don Snow. Part 3: how we got here and where the environmental movement goes next
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Brandborg Worried Conservation Movement Has Lost Its Edge

April 17, 2018

Montana's Crazy Mountains
Dead at 93, former head of The Wilderness Society said environmental groups have forgotten how to fight the good fight
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Wyoming’s Oracle of Cyberspace Searched For A Better Community

April 16, 2018

John Perry Barlow recognized the possibility of virtual reality but his reset button was the natural world
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Weakening Wilderness Act Is Antithetical To Principle Of Landmark Law

April 10, 2018

The author seeking wilderness
Writer Michael Dax says efforts by hardcore recreation user groups to undermine wilderness protection are self-serving and short-sighted
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For Yellowstone And America, Climate Change Brings Our Moment Of Truth

March 20, 2018

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem sits at the epicenter of a huge disruption from rising temperatures. Skiing will be the first of many major casualties
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The Big Empty Is Anything But

February 27, 2018

Badlands, western Nevada
Jackson Frishman is connected to the giants of American mountaineering. He also knows the pain and euphoria of the West
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The Essential Role Of Eco-Capitalism In Saving The Best That Remains

January 29, 2018 // Conservation, Private Lands, The New West

Ted Turner  Photo by Todd Wilkinson
Greater Yellowstone's rich tapestry will be won—or lost—based on what businesspeople do next
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Trading Away Wildness For Oil And Tax Breaks

December 26, 2017 // Opinion, Public Lands

Caribou in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
A respected Wyoming conservationist schools a U.S. senator after he votes to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy development
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The Undeniable Value of Wolves, Bears, Lions And Coyotes In Battling Disease

December 11, 2017

Photo courtesy NPS / Jacob W. Frank
Part 4 in Mountain Journal's series on Chronic Wasting Disease and the threat it poses to America's wildest ecosystem. By killing predators, are states that still cling to Little Red Riding Hood shooting themselves in the foot?
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