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Beyond the Oregon Protests: The Search for Common Ground

by NANCY LANGSTON
Thrust into the spotlight by a group of anti-government militants as a place of confrontation, the Malheur wildlife refuge is actually a highly successful example of a new collaboration in the West between local residents and the federal government. READ MORE

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Beyond Keystone: Why Climate Movement Must Keep Heat On

by BILL MCKIBBEN
It took a committed coalition and the increasingly harsh reality of climate change to push President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. But sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate. READ MORE

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Rachel Carson’s Critics Keep On, But She Told Truth About DDT

by RICHARD CONNIFF
More than half a century after scientist Rachel Carson warned of the dangers of overusing the pesticide DDT, conservative groups continue to vilify her and blame her for a resurgence of malaria. But DDT is still used in many countries where malaria now rages. READ MORE

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In Clash of Greens, a Case for Large-Scale U.S. Solar Projects

by PHILIP WARBURG
Weaning the U.S. economy off fossil fuels will involve the wide deployment of utility-scale solar power. But for that to happen, the environmental community must resolve its conflict between clean energy advocates and those who regard solar farms as blights on the landscape. READ MORE

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Undamming Rivers: A Chance For New Clean Energy Source

by JOHN WALDMAN AND KARIN LIMBURG
Many hydroelectric dams produce modest amounts of power yet do enormous damage to rivers and fish populations. Why not take down these aging structures, build solar farms in the drained reservoirs, and restore the natural ecology of the rivers? READ MORE

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