From the daily archives: Monday, January 26, 2009

Grand Canyon Watersheds Protection Act-

Bill Would Stop Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon National Park. ENS

Ex-Secretary of Interior Kempthorne deliberately refused to prevent this potentially massive group of developments from being halted despite protests from the Los Angeles Water District, the Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Coconino County […]

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Idaho Fish & Game Inadvertently Catches Wolverine.

A wolverine was captured in a recreational bobcat trap and was then given a transmitter and GPS collar.

It reminds me of this amazing journey in 2004:

Wolverine Takes A Road Trip: Scientists Track Male Animal Over A Three-state, 550-mile Walk-about

Science Daily 9-24-04

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Bush legacy leaves uphill climb for U.S. parks, critics say. By Julie Cart. LA Times.

The more I think of what Bush and has cronies did; the more I think it was like the United States was occupied by a foreign power for 8 years, and an unfriendly one at that.

I want a […]

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This article suggests the energy stimulus will be mostly green and decentralized-

I’m not sure how the author of this article (Richard Martin) knows this, but he says the part of the stimulus directed specifically at energy will consist mostly of community based activities, retrofitting, energy efficiency and the like.

I add that this kind […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey