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Anthony McCradic Apr 17
Conservationists give assisted migration a second look -
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Jason Nark Apr 18
“Trent lunged toward his partner and punched him in the crotch with a left hook. Then, as Steven stumbled over to a large boulder to vomit, Trent dropped the shotgun, stripped off his clothes, and slipped into the deep warm water of Devils Hole.”
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High Country News 11h
"...maybe if somebody walks into that gallery that had a prejudice before, maybe they’d leave more educated, or feeling connected to a person that they wouldn’t usually connect to."
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High Country News 13h
To protect the rights of Indigenous people, pretendians must be challenged and the retelling of their false narratives must be stopped.
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Tay Wiles Apr 17
Want an update on the Hammonds, the OR ranchers whose dispute w/ the feds inspired to take over the Malheur wildlife refuge? The BLM recently released an environmental assessment regarding their grazing permit:
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High Country News 14h
A new mine — financed by a Russian oligarch — is set to begin production this year just 60 miles from the gigafactory.
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High Country News 14h
Ranchers convicted of arson, whose cause ignited the in Malheur, are getting a BLM grazing permit to mitigate
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High Country News 15h
“It was sitting on the patio furniture, just like a dog, taking in the morning rays. That never used to happen.”
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High Country News 15h
Wall-to-wall coverage here folks. We have , from 2016 that showed researchers coordinated a public campaign with oil and gas clients to promote the fracking industry.
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High Country News 15h
We have evidence of ! Sure it was at Standing Rock between North Dakota law enforcement and private contractors... but still...
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High Country News 16h
Could chronic wasting disease present a public health crisis? Or are we merely hamsters spinning the wheel of fear?
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High Country News 16h
In the 1930s, nationalizing forests was labeled ‘socialist.’
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High Country News 17h
What policies help limit gun violence, and how does the U.S. rank in gun ownership?
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Wudan Yan Apr 17
A helluva story from . The entire time I was reading it, I couldn’t help but to guess where the reporting began
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High Country News 17h
One of the most startling findings has been that people’s gardening choices could be contributing to the problem of disappearing pets.
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High Country News 18h
In the past 15 years, the Salton Sea has lost thousands of acres of surface area. In another 50, it might be little more than a puddle. An overview of the sea's complicated history:
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High Country News 18h
A new study by the found that 20% of urban coyotes’ diets is made up of cats.
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High Country News 19h
Today, California's Imperial Irrigation District sued to halt the Colorado River drought plan, saying the feds left out the Salton Sea. Context on the complicated agreement:
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High Country News 19h
8/ Rivers face a lot of threats, but there’s so much beauty left & many examples of that have made comebacks after protections went in place. These photos celebrate 50 years of Rivers
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High Country News 19h
7/ Protecting the Sitkine River can be tough for communities in the US. That’s because much of the in the river comes from Canadian mines.
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