Yellowstone, the first national park in the U.S., designated in 1872.

May 26, 2020 | Theodore Roosevelt IV

A Bipartisan Need for Conservation

Eighteen years ago, serendipity took me to the banks of the Kongakut River in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, close to the Canadian border. Getting there was not easy. I joined a friend in Fairbanks, intending to charter a small plane to fly over the Brooks Range to meet…

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April 20, 2020 | Charles Kutscher

The Coronavirus and Climate Change: How We’re Making the Same Mistakes

We Americans are now experiencing the tragic consequences of our slow, uncoordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic. While this experience will…

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Photo: Centers for Disease Control

March 31, 2020 | William S. Becker

Life, Death & the 2020 Election

The most important issue in the November election is clear now, and it extends to every level of elective government in the United States. It can be…

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François Berger for The Chronicle Review

March 26, 2020 | Scott Carlson

How the Coronavirus Tests Higher Ed’s Disciplinary Fault Lines

When Covid-19 begins to subside, America’s colleges will have grappled with urgent financial and logistical challenges that the coronavirus set in…

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