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The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

Let the black eagle soar

Yesterday I had the honor of attending the Department of Interior's 160th anniversary celebration where President Obama gave an inspiring speech about the...

March 04, 2009

What's the time, Mr. Wolf?

There is a rule in the children's game that when Mr. Wolf calls out "Midnight!" all the players run back to their starting point. Only this midnight rule is no...

January 14, 2009

The King is Dead

Yesterday I told the story of whitebark pine as the king of its ecosystem - making reference to the enormous role it plays in its community and also to the...

December 10, 2008

The Reign of Whitebark Pine

Its not just any tree - you can tell from this picture. As my colleague, Niel Lawrence, remarked, it looks like a sylvan Oberon, King of the Fairies, sneaking...

December 09, 2008