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June 1, 2012 | Feature

Down to Earth: On Thin Ice

In this episode, Earthjustice staffer Jessica Knoblauch reports on the record-breaking ice melt that’s occurring in the Arctic. As Arctic temperatures increase, research suggests that warmer waters could shift weather patterns elsewhere, bringing more extreme weather to the U.S.

May 29, 2012 | Blog Post

An Unhealthy Mountaineer

Over this past long weekend, spent backpacking in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, I was reminded of a memorable method for distinguishing two of our stateliest trees. Though these two specimens are similar in many respects, the pine cones of "prickly ponderosa" have small spikes that point outwards, while those of "gentle Jeffrey" curve inward. (The bark of Jeffrey pines additionally smells like butterscotch or vanilla, which makes ID'ing them doubly delicious.)

May 20, 2012 | Video

Thomas Friedman, on Biodiversity

Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen interviews New York Times columnist and bestselling author Thomas L. Friedman on taxing biodiversity.

May 17, 2012 | Blog Post

Born To Be Wild Once More

Home on the range, where the deer and antelope play? Forget about it. How about buffalo (yeah, I know they’re really bison).

After years of dreaming about getting one of the original Americans back out on the prairie where they belong, we’re a big step closer to seeing it happen.

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