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Episode 9: Joan Maloof, Executive Director of Old-Growth Forest Network

Joan Maloof, Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University, founded the Old-Growth Forest Network to preserve, protect and promote the country’s few remaining stands of old-growth forest. She spends her time lecturing, writing, visiting forests, assisting private landowners, and supporting local groups trying to protect community forests from development.

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The Never Ending Story

Posted with the kind permission of Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune RewildingThe Rewilding Institute (TRI) mission is to explore and share tactics and strategies to advance continental-scale conservation and restoration in North America and beyond. We focus on the need for large carnivores and protected wildways for their movement; and we offer a bold, scientifically […]

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Polly Dyer, 96, driving force for Northwest conservation dies

By CLAUDIA ROWE Seattle Times staff reporter The majestic wilderness of Shi Shi Beach, an indelible sight for many visitors to the Olympic wilderness near Neah Bay, might look entirely different today if not for the cheerful tenacity of Polly Dyer, a conservationist icon who died Sunday in Shoreline. She was 96. Equally at home […]

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Is There a Climate “Spiral of Silence” in America?

  Climate Note surveys have repeatedly shown that most Americans are interested in the issue of global warming and consider it personally important. However, they have also shown that “for most Americans, climate change is not a common topic of conversation or something they hear about much in their daily lives.” Edward Maibach, Anthony Leiserowitz, Seth Rosenthal, Connie Roser-Renouf and Matthew […]

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Michael Frome – May 25, 1920 to September 4, 2016

From the last edition of Michael Frome’s Portogram published September 5, Michael says, “It’s been great fun, I’ve enjoyed it very much, and I send my best wishes to all my friends and followers. Michael Frome has been well known as author, educator and tireless champion of America’s natural heritage. The late Senator Gaylord Nelson […]

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Boliva’s government pushes to expand agricultural lands at the expense of the nation’s environment

In April 2015, small-scale Bolivian farmers who painstakingly work the land as their ancestors did – clearing small plots, planting and waiting for rain – gathered for a summit with stakeholders from a very different part of the agricultural sector: commercial farmers who oversee vast farms and watch international exchange markets just as closely as […]

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