Myth-busting scientist pushes greens past reliance on ‘horror stories’, from Greenwire

This was circulating around at work today… From E&E News here.. This is enough to give you a flavor. ARLINGTON, Va. — Peter Kareiva had come to answer for his truths. Settling at the head of a long table ringed by young researchers new to the policy world, Kareiva, chief scientist of the Nature Conservancy, …

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Green Mountain Lookout Revisited, But Not For Long

Last July, we blogged about a lawsuit filed against the Forest Service challenging its reconstruction of the Green Mountain lookout within Washington’s Glacier Peak Wilderness. A week ago, federal district judge John Coughenour ordered the Forest Service to remove the lookout. It wasn’t a particularly close call either: “The Forest Service erred egregiously by not …

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Blight of the White-Tailed Deer

Some have asked for more Eastern stories on this blog.. here’s the link. Forest Buffet: Blight of the White-Tailed Deer Monday, April 2, 2012 at 9:24AM ecoRI News By MEREDITH HAAS/ecoRI News contributor White-tailed deer are prevalent in Rhode Island.NORTH KINGSTOWN — East Coast forests are literally being eaten away, according to Thomas Rawinski of …

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