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Yendegaia National Park Created!

YENDEGAIA National Park Created! Original post: 2013/12/12:  Tompkins Conservation 370,000 Wild Acres in Chile’s Tierra del Fuego via a Joint Collaboration: Piñera-Tompkins DECEMBER 12, 2013— In Tierra del Fuego—the southernmost extreme of the Americas—Chile will gain a spectacular new national park through landmark public-private collaboration between President Sebastian Piñera and Fundación Yendegaia, a branch of Douglas […]

Great Old Broads for Wilderness is looking for Communications Director

Wanted  Full Time  COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR Durango, Colorado Great Old Broads for Wilderness seeks a full-time Communications Director to strategically guide communications, marketing, and public relations; manage and edit print and electronic communications; and develop creative membership outreach. Must be a team player with a sense of humor.For job description, visit apply, send cover letter, resume, […]

Earth Island Journal debate – will immigration reform hurt or help the environment?

The Autumn 2013 issue of Earth Island Journal offers readers the chance to vote and express their opinions about population and immigration issues. Please read Dave Foreman’s (The Rewilding Institute) essay, “More Immigration = More Americans = Less Wilderness” and David Foster’s (BlueGreen Alliance) essay, “The Green Economy and a Path to Citizenship” and then […]

BLM Plans to Lease Wilderness-Quality Lands in San Rafael Swell

Recent posts from the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance website: As reported this week in the Salt Lake Tribune (8/20/13), The Bureau of Land Management’s November oil and gas lease sale is slated to include scenic, wilderness-quality lands in Utah’s San Rafael Swell, including Eagle Canyon and Lost Spring Wash. “We’re disappointed to see BLM offering so […]