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Environment

Remembering My Friend Barry Lopez

One of the great environmental writers of our time, he explored how we live justly with each other and with the earth

Bob Shacochis
Jan 5, 2021

The Saga of the Monolith Isn't Over Yet

It showed up, attracted a flood of selfie seekers, and disappeared four days later. But now, after death threats and a federal investigation, it's with BLM officials trying to figure out where it came from in the first place.

Meaghen Brown
Dec 23, 2020

Who's Really to Blame for the Monolith Shitshow

In the spell of a week, a mysterious monolith appeared in the Utah desert and was subsequently removed by some slackline bros. The saga has raised more questions than answers.

Mark Sundeen
Dec 3, 2020

"There Hasn't Been One Day That I Haven't Thought About the Fire"

Across the West, fire season lasts longer and has become more intense than any time in history—tens of thousands of structures burn every year, and dozens of people die. But new research is highlighting a different problem: those who survive are never the same.

Jane C. Hu
Dec 3, 2020
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