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Video: River Set on Fire in an Area with Fracking

Video: River Set on Fire in an Area with Fracking

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2016 3

A picture is worth a thousand words—or at least that’s the idea behind the actions of Jeremy Buckingham, a Greens Party member of the Australian Parliament. The politician recently set the Condamine River in

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Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2016 8

When timber framer Will Elwell heard that a natural gas pipeline was going to run through his town of Ashfield, Massachusetts, he decided to take action by making a visual statement. Inspired by Henry

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Protected Areas Bring in $600 Billion, So Why Cut Funds?

Protected Areas Bring in $600 Billion, So Why Cut Funds?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 10, 2015 20

Across the United States, more than 715 million acres of wild lands in thousands of holdings are protected, thanks to measures such as the Wilderness Act of 1964. Today, however, those protected lands face

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Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 22, 2014 12

We humans have developed — intentionally or not — a wide variety of methods for killing off species: overhunting, natural habitat destruction, or active extermination to satisfy agricultural, mining, drilling, fracking, or other special

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It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 22, 2014 22

It’s been 44 years since Wisconsin’s—as this Wisconsinite is proud to say—Senator Gaylord Nelson inspired the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Modeled on the antiwar protests of the late 1960s, the original Earth

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Fracking: The Road to Energy Independence or Environmental Hazard?

Fracking: The Road to Energy Independence or Environmental Hazard?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 9, 2013 10

Although many environmental issues stir up strong emotions pro and con, currently none may be more contentious than fracking, slang for high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Fracking is the process of injecting pressurized chemical solutions into

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