Grist staff

Readers opine on Greens, Kucinich, Schwarzenegger, and more

  Re: Howard’s Beginning Dear Editor: I salute Howard Dean for the strong statements he made on environmental issues in San Francisco, as reported in …

Hit Below the Pelt

Snow Leopards Threatened by Increased Hunting in Afghanistan The ouster of the Taliban from Afghanistan undoubtedly had many salutary side effects — but not for …

Can the new PAC on the block unseat Bush in ’04?

With a substantial chunk of money but a minimum of fanfare, environmentalists, labor leaders, feminist organizations, and other left-leaning groups convened last week to launch …

Power to the Pueblo

Enviros Rejoice as Utility Drops Plan for Strip Mine in N.M. After a bitter 20-year fight, enviros and members of the Zuni Pueblo tribe had …

And other words from readers

  Re: Passing the Bucket Dear Editor: Bravo — some of the best news I’ve heard yet. Could schools get involved with a Bucket Brigade? …

Rubber Ducky, You’re the $100

Thanks to “Sesame Street,” everybody over the age of two knows that rubber duckies make bath time lots of fun — but who knew the …

Blind Spot

Controversy is roiling among scientists about the wisdom of focusing conservation efforts on protecting “hot spots,” areas that cover just 1.4 percent of the Earth’s …

The Feminine Mistake

Water contaminated with residue from birth-control pills can bend the gender of male fish, according to Canadian researchers who presented scientific findings last week to …

And other words from readers

  Re: Boycotts Will Be Boycotts Dear Editor: The entire concept of powered personal vehicles is foul, and driving has many more serious effects than …