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This is the full table of contents of the print edition of OnEarth, Summer 2002, Volume 24, No.2. Articles available online appear as links.

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The Blobs of Summer by Lily Whiteman
Ewwwwww! Swarms of jellyfish are invading coasts around the world. It's an epidemic, and it's coming soon to a beach near you.

Burial Ground by David Forest
Fear and loathing at Yucca Mountain: We dig up the dirt on the federal government's plan to dump nearly half a century's worth of highly radioactive nuclear waste in the Nevada desert.

Once upon a Time by Rick Bass
On a long summer afternoon last year, the author took his daughters up a creek in Montana to see an old mine that may soon become a new mine. An essay on treasure and imagination.

Tradeoffs by Vandana Shiva
Will the World Summit in Johannesburg be a global party for corporate interests? Ten years after the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, one Indian environmentalist sees big problems with life on Planet Earth, Inc.


  • Deep Cleaning
  • War of Words
  • Spin Machine
  • See Ya, Cheshire.
  • Ribbons & Rebukes

    The View from NRDC
    by John H. Adams
    California is thisclose to a big new bill on global warming. But the auto lobbyists are lining up like SUVs on an L.A. highway.

    Gone fishing: America's disappearing legacy; getting the goods on Cheney; the state of sprawl control; at close range; and more.

    by Dick Russell
    The U.S. Navy's new acoustical system has killer sound. One NRDC attorney thinks it should be unplugged.

    Washington Watch
    Sneak attack: The Bush administration is quickly and quietly rewriting the rules of environmental rule making.

    Letter from the Editor
    by Kathrin Day Lassila

    Move, why don't you?; numbers on drugs; gas cap: one man's solution to U.S. oil dependency; and more.

    Living Green
    Pet Smart
    No Bones About It

    Stealing beauty: Shoshone Falls aren't exactly the free-flowing gushers of yesteryear.

    From "The Structure of Days Out" by Tom Lowenstein

    Book Reviews
    David Suzuki and Holly Dressel believe that if we all come together, we can save the world. Selling hope in a movement that's been built on bad news. Good News for a Change: Hope for a Troubled Planet reviewed by Susan Zakin

  • This issue's cover illustration: Ken Dewar

    OnEarth. Summer 2002
    Copyright 2002 by the Natural Resources Defense Council