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The real dimensions of $87 billion

Add enough zeros to the end of any number — say, 87 — and it quickly becomes an abstraction. I can imagine 87 years (my …

Readers sound off on Bushisms, organic weed control, and more

  Re: Vehicular Geocide Dear Editor: The Bush administration declared that the EPA would not be regulating carbon dioxide emissions because he decided that carbon …

Conan the Eco-friendly Barbarian

Schwarzenegger Tries to Green His Image Arnold Schwarzenegger is trying to paint himself with a green brush as he revs up his campaign for the …

Deserters

Conference on Desertification Gains Little Ground The sixth international conference on desertification ended yesterday in Cuba with few results, save for a decision on how …

Andy Holdsworth, conservation biologist

Andy Holdsworth is a PhD candidate in conservation biology at the University of Minnesota. He studies the ecological effects and conservation implications of nonnative earthworms …

Readers sound off on Kucinich, Roundup, speciesism, and more

  Re: Pigs in Open Space Dear Editor: There is nothing in this article about pigs and your use of the word as an insult …

Skeptic Tanked

Scientific Panel Dismisses Reports from Danish Environmental Skeptic Recent environmental reports produced by Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish environmental skeptic, were found to be unscientific and …

The Three Amigos

Three Major Companies Join Fight to Protect Tongass Office supply giant Staples and building companies KB Home and Hayward Lumber have joined with environmentalists in …

Friday in the Park With George

Bush Calls For More National Parks Funding; Critics Remain Skeptical Speaking at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on Friday, President Bush asked Congress …

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