Donnelly’s Post-Environmental Law Conference Article

Since Sharon highlighted Michael Donnelly’s Pre-Public Interest Environmental Law Conference article at Couterpunch here, I figured we might as well also highlight Donnelly’s Post-Public Interest Environmental Law Conference article at Couterpunch. So here it is, “Lessons Learned at the 30th Environmental Law Conference: Of Advocates and Activists.” As you’ll see, Donnelly’s provides a link to …

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New Research: Who Litigates, Who Collaborates and Why?

A few years ago I received a phone call from from a researcher conducting a study about grassroots environmental organizations’ attitudes and behaviors toward ‘collaboration’ in national forest management. Caitlin Burke, Ph.D., with the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University wanted to know about the factors that affect state and local …

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Way Beyond Greenwashing: Have Corporations Captured “Big Conservation”?

Yesterday, Truthout ran this very thought-provoking piece from Jonathan Latham. While not directly related to National Forest planning issues, the article delves into many issues concerning the relationship between some of the world’s largest corporations and some of the world’s largest conservation organizations, a topic that has also been debated on this blog from time …

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The Wages of Compromise: When Environmentalists Collaborate

I found this piece on a pingback from our blog.The author and associates seem to have an enemy known as Big Timber, and I’m not sure that there is an extant energy source of which he would approve. I think the expression “the wages of compromise” may be a reference to the “wages of sin” …

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Wilderness Society sheds 17 percent of staff, seeks new president

Thanks to Matthew Koehler for hearing about this and to another friend for pointing me to Greenwire. From E&E News here. Wilderness Society sheds 17 percent of staff, seeks new president Phil Taylor, E&E reporter Published: Friday, November 18, 2011 The Wilderness Society, one of the nation’s largest public lands advocacy groups, this week cut …

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