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By Robert Keiter / On June 5th, 2013

Dispatches from the National Parks, is a periodic blog by Robert B. Keiter, author of To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea

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By Admin / On February 15th, 2013

This Monday, Chris Johnson will appear on WORT-FM in Madison, WI to discuss his and David Govatski's new book, Forests for the...

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By Admin / On January 21st, 2013

  Well, it's officially President Obama's second term in office. And with his commitment to addressing climate change, we have compiled a list (in no particular order) of ten books...

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By Admin / On August 24th, 2012

This week, we celebrate the third release of our new E-ssential, Trash Backwards by...

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By Admin / On July 20th, 2012

Act as if tomorrow really matters and check out this #forewordFriday selection from author and Widener University law professor,...

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By Michael Branch / On July 16th, 2012

I've never been a fan of bumper stickers, though I’ve always thought the idea had potential. Done right, you’d think a bumper sticker could be a sort of ideological haiku, an elegant little distillation of a person’s unique perception of the world. Or,...

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By John Dernbach / On July 9th, 2012

Author John Dernbach provides insights on the sustainability efforts since the first Earth Summit and how we can improve in the latest issue of ...

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By Elizabeth Grossman / On January 11th, 2012

Next month will mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth. Given the last two centuries' stratospheric advances in technology and the past century's progress in human rights policy, one would think that child labor, dangerous and unhealthy...

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By Admin / On September 27th, 2011

They're arguing that a new study shows canned foods to be safe, even when lined with BPA. The problem? That's not what the study says.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On August 22nd, 2011

After 30 years of controversy that tore at the social fabric of Tasmania, the federal and Tasmanian governments of Australia finally signed the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement to provide support and funding that will help the timber...

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