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President Donald Trump Issues Media Blackout at Federal Agencies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Full Scale War on Science Begins – By Lauren McCauley – Though the majority of President Donald Trump’s controversial cabinet nominations have not yet been confirmed, his so-called “beachhead” teams have arrived at their respective agencies, carrying out orders that make clear that the “War on Science”…

Republican Congress Moves to Privatize Public Land

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Editor-in-Chief – We hate to say we told you so. But it is what it is. Donald J. Trump has not even been inaugurated president yet and the privatization of public land has already begun. On the very day we published a…

What Cost Hillary Clinton the Election and Handed the Country to Trump?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“As far as I’m concerned, it’s a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity.” — Hunter S. Thompson By…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Did ‘Fake News’ Elect Trump?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – In the Huge wave washing over the American landscape after the tsunami of Donald Trump’s surprising ride to president of the United States on a surfboard constructed of bullshit, mainstream news organizations and Democrats are beating up on Mark…

The Problem of Over Commercialization and Privatization of the National Parks

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – The snow was coming down pretty hard October 5 when we pulled into the Old Faithful Geyser compound, grand central station in the world’s first national park. That’s where private concessionaires Delaware North and Xantara operate the Old…

Navajo Nation Council Committee Votes Against Grand Canyon Tram

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Roger Clark – Grand Canyon Program Director – The Law and Order Committee of the Navajo Nation Council voted unanimously Monday against legislation that would allow the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade tramway resort to move forward, according to the Grand Canyon Trust. The proposed project would…

Experiencing Wild Yellowstone Would Make the World a Better Place

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wy. – Standing still in a mountain meadow as snowflakes begin to fall on a herd of bison along Beartooth Pass, you get the feeling of arriving in an ancient and distant land before human civilization began…

Obama Administration Announces New Strategies to Reduce Air Pollution at Ports

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the continuing drive to reduce the sources of air pollution in the environment before leaving office next January, the Obama administration has announced a new set of strategies aimed at improving air quality around the nation’s ports. An EPA…

Can the Red Wolf Survive in the Wild?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced it will begin implementing a series of new actions based on the latest scientific information to save the endangered red wolf from extinction. The best science now available shows the captive population is not…

Tropical Storm Hermine Barrels Toward Florida Coast, Upgraded to Hurricane

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Gulf Coast residents woke up Thursday morning to the news that Tropical Storm Hermine was following the track scientists had been predicting for days, barreling toward the northern Florida coast in the Gulf of Mexico and expected to strengthen…

Why Mosquitoes Love You and Me and Not Momma

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Do mosquitoes seem to bug the crap out of you, but even more annoyingly, seem not to bother some of your friends and family? I’ve long wondered why the pesky critters love me so much. If women loved me as much as…

NASA Flights to Track Greenhouse Gases Across Eastern U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – An airborne experiment to improve scientists’ understanding of the sources of two powerful greenhouse gases and how they cycle into and out of the atmosphere is being launched this month by NASA. Atmospheric Carbon and Transport–America, or ACT-America, will measure concentrations of carbon…